in reply to MakeMaker to make Makefile in subdir

Its mostly magic. This has been discussed before, but I can't be bothered to super search it, so i'm just gonna give you a few examples of distributions that do this

MJD says "you can't just make shit up and expect the computer to know what you mean, retardo!"
I run a Win32 PPM repository for perl 5.6.x and 5.8.x -- I take requests (README).
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