[Build-common-hackers] Bug#714542: cdbs: Please use "--" long option prefixes for Perl's Module::Build build system

Leon Timmermans leont at cpan.org
Sun Jun 30 19:49:40 UTC 2013

> As we take pride in CDBS being backporting-friendly, it would be nice if
you could also test in a Squeeze (i.e. oldstable) environment that the
change doesn't break things that far back either.

The 'new style' arguments were introduced in Module::Build 0.17,
released in March 2003. Backwards compatibility really shouldn't be an


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