Bug#587991: perl-policy: /etc/perl missing from Module Path
perl/5.8.0-7 added /etc/perl to @INC:
* Prepend /etc/perl to @INC to provide a standard location for
But this addition has never been documented in the Debian Perl Policy.
I suggest to add /etc/perl to the list of location in the "Module Path"
A simple patch doing so is attached below, but it might be a good idea to
document what "configuration modules" are and what the "etc" tag means (only
"core", "vendor" and "site" are explained above, but none of those matches the
use of /etc/perl).
diff --git a/perl-policy.sgml b/perl-policy.sgml
index 3b76b94..8b98ab8 100644
@@ -139,6 +139,15 @@
has been ordered to include these locations in the following
+ Configuration modules.