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David Golden
January 27, 2012 11:11
Re: Detecting duplicate extension directories
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On Fri, Jan 27, 2012 at 2:04 PM, Andy Dougherty <> wrote:
>> (b), I don't think we have to automate a solution, only tell the user
>> that they're doing it wrong.
> Actually, no.  I keep the perl sources on an NFS-mounted directory.  I use
> one system (that has git) to update the sources, but I'm often building,
> using the same directory, on a different system that doesn't have git.

I would define that as one variation of "doing it wrong" and I don't
think it's the responsibility of the core to save you from yourself,
since hybrid git/NFS-mounted multi-system build directories aren't
exactly the norm.  (Particularly since you're well qualified to know
what risks you're taking with a setup like that.)

That said, I think Nicholas made a good point for why the extra
(non-git-based) check is useful.

-- David

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