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diff --git a/INSTALL b/INSTALL
index 8120641..6fa83fe 100644
--- a/INSTALL
+++ b/INSTALL
@@ -83,7 +83,11 @@ Issues of note:
- "Perl" version 5.8 or later is needed to use some of the
features (e.g. preparing a partial commit using "git add -i/-p",
interacting with svn repositories with "git svn"). If you can
- live without these, use NO_PERL.
+ live without these, use NO_PERL. Note that recent releases of
+ Redhat/Fedora are reported to ship Perl binary package with some
+ core modules stripped away (see http://lwn.net/Articles/477234/),
+ so you might need to install additional packages other than Perl
+ itself, e.g. Time::HiRes.
- "openssl" library is used by git-imap-send to use IMAP over SSL.
If you don't need it, use NO_OPENSSL.