You submit patches with "perlbug". To be extra nice to the "porters", grab "bleedperl", make your update to that, then use "diff -C3" or "diff -U3" to create a patch and use the "perlbug" command to send it in.
I'd love to see the POD update: "$dont_use_nlink should be set to default to 1 for all modern systems if you actually want File::Find to _work_ on all of your file systems (such as CD-ROM file systems). We'd just fix this bug but politics prevent it." (:- tye (but my friends call me "Tye")