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+These* files are generated during the package build
+and installed into the libperl5.xx package, in the directory
+/usr/lib/<triplet>/perl/config-data-<version>. They contain probed values
+about system configuration, used for cross building the package.
+The probes currently need to run on the native architecture, so they
+cannot be used for cross building. As a workaround, we store the results
+in the built binary package and then manually copy them back to the
+source package as needed.
+The process is currently experimental, and no commitment is made on long
+term feasibility of this. We will see how it goes.
+For more information, see the thread starting at
+ -- Niko Tyni <> Fri, 29 Jan 2016 10:28:42 +0200