File permission vulnerabilities and Module::Pluggable

Léon Brocard acme at
Wed Jan 21 08:08:51 GMT 2009

2009/1/20 Simon Wistow <simon at>:

> * Make it optional dependency and the functionality only available if
>  File::PermissionCheck (or whatever it's called) is installed
> * Make it part of the M::P distribution like Devel::InnerPackage.

If you make it optional you're not helping anyone, you're adding complexity.

I would either make a new major release with it on by default, or make
a new module.


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