One of the new requirements for the new LedgerSMB v1.6.x series releases is the Perl module Version::Compare. I checked and found that it was not already in Debian, Created an ITP for it and completed the packaging, which was then uploaded and accepted into Debian Unstable.
Also found that an updated version of Version::Compare, 0.15.0, is in the code repository at
https://github.com/dominikschulz/Version-Compare but is not showing as available at the metacpan site. I understand that before the cpan.org site went off line, that newer version was there, but metacpan only had 0.14.0 and that is all that is there now. Opened bugs for that issue: