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Jerry D. Hedden
January 7, 2009 13:17
Re: Minimal Perl git repostory
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demerphq wrote:
> git pull # whatever, update git.
> perl
> git archive --format=zip HEAD > $zips/
> zip $zips/ lib/ git_version.h
> and $zips/ will contain a minimal archive that is buildable
> with full details. If for some reason git_version.h is overwritten by
> stock_git_version.h you can touch them before running make to ensure
> they are more recent than perl.c. This is done using the zip format
> becuase its easy to add files to it, I tried something similar with
> tar -A and it didnt work. YMMV.

This does not work.  Makefile does not respect git_version.h
and lib/  They are overwritten regardless of
their timestamps.

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