David Golden was kind enough to release a new version of Exception::Class::TryCatch with the option changed when I wrote to him. Then I hit some problems in the DateTime modules. I sent a note to Dave Rolsky about it. He did change it in one of his other modules in the past when asked.
in reply to Re^3: Module::Build users -- please use the "traditional" create_makefile_pl option
in thread Module::Build users -- please use the "traditional" create_makefile_pl option