For now I think I'll work around it by simply skipping the corresponding tests and noting in the docs that you must have an IPv6-enabled Socket module to use this,
Sounds like the common practice :)
but it would be nice to be able top specify this in a Module::* installer.
Hmm, so a patch to Module::Depends - identify the dependencies of a distribution
and a patch to Module::Install#requires
So you end up with
requires qw' Socket 2 unpack_sockaddr_in6 ';
# requires qw' Socket 2 Socket::unpack_sockaddr_in6 ';
That could work, and doesn't look particularly hard to implement.
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