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in reply to Find doubly installed modules

Rather than inventing your own technique for determining versions, use battle-tested code:

perl -MExtUtils::MakeMaker -le 'print MM->parse_version(shift)' /path/to/module.pm

That is likely to be much more robust. Otherwise, ++, a very nice hack.

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