> There are far more _different_ C-Compilers around, than there are perl-Versions,
> and they (the compilers) are in most cases far more incompatible than the
I know. But Linux only compiles under GCC, and for many people that's the
only compiler they have, so it's not so much of an issue. Different
_versions_ of GCC, bugs apart, are basically compatible.
> NOT happen. - But why not create a new "make" entry: "make perldep", which
> is maintained by the author of the perl-depend ?
I would be all in favour of that.
> And I personally know NOBODY (!) who doesn't install perl onto his Linux-Box.
Me neither, to be honest, but that doesn't mean there aren't such people.