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I wasn't aware that Module::Build was such a problem on Windows. I do very little development on windows (basically just a small amount of debugging) and hadn't encountered that problem.

Don't waste your time doing a manual install... with over 900 timezone modules in Date::Manip, that wouldn't be a good use of your time. Instead, I have created a new bundle which uses Makefile.PL instead and put it at: http://sullybeck.com/Date-Manip-6.13a.tar.gz.

As a side note, the reason that Date::Manip currently uses Build.pl is that it gave me the flexibility to test what version of perl was running and then install either version 5 or version 6 of Date::Manip (Date::Manip 6 requires perl 5.10 or higher). I just threw away version 5 for the temporary bundle I created for you, so I didn't need that flexibility.

I was planning on changing this however. After playing with this for a few versions, I've decided that I want to simply install both versions for everyone and then have Date::Manip be a wrapper to load the appropriate version. This will mean being able to go back to providing both a Build.PL and Makefile.PL. This planned change was a bit lower on my priority list, but given your previous message, it has jumped up much higher, and I'm going to try to include that in the next release.

Thanks again.

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