Comment 2 for bug 408392

Adam Guthrie (therigu) wrote :

I think the current behaviour is what's must intuitive even if the move might fail. Further applying the patch would break backwards capability.

Perhaps you could add another command line switch to enable this functionality? Then could you open a bug against Debian (here: http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/pkgreport.cgi?package=perl) with the amended patch to see whether the Maintainer there will accept it.