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Why does it seem like libperl.a is in the wrong place?

I'm running testing.

ii  perl           5.8.0-18       Larry Wall's Practical Extraction and Report
ii  perl-base      5.8.0-18       The Pathologically Eclectic Rubbish Lister.
ii  perl-doc       5.8.0-17       Perl documentation.
ii  perl-modules   5.8.0-18       Core Perl modules.
ii  libperl-dev    5.8.0-18       Perl library: development files.
ii  libperl5.6     5.6.1-8.2      Shared Perl library.
ii  libperl5.8     5.8.0-18       Shared Perl library.

Trying to build a perl binary linked with a module (for debugging 

$ make perl
make[1]: *** No rule to make target `/usr/lib/perl/5.8.0/CORE/libperl.a', needed by `perl'.  Stop.

$ dpkg -S libperl.a
libperl-dev: /usr/lib/libperl.a

Bill Moseley

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