It's not a hack and the use of SHA files is basic to the requirements of how Perl 6 precomp works (totally different to how Perl 5 modules are used). Perl 6 is using bytecode not the actual perl module. This is also a moving target with work continuing.
nine gave a good talk on this at the recent German Perl Workshop and hopefully videos will appear soon. On 11 May 2016 at 15:30, Bennett Todd <bennett.e.t...@gmail.com> wrote: > Thanks for the explanation. Sounds like an unfortunate situation, rather than > letting the system admin choose modules within the limits of filesystem > namespace, it's using a separate database, opaque to filesystem tools. I > hope this is just a temporary hack until a mature solution is hammered out. -- 4096R/EA75174B Steve Mynott <steve.myn...@gmail.com>