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December 15, 2012 10:53
Re: git untracked file: lib/File/
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On 15 December 2012 05:49, Karl Williamson <> wrote:
> On 12/14/2012 08:24 PM, James E Keenan wrote:
>> As of at least fc826e38a4eb6efa4cfc92de662b40a6d5333e5e, 'git status' in
>> blead is showing:
>> # Untracked files:
>> #   (use "git add <file>..." to include in what will be committed)
>> #
>> #       lib/File/
>> Is this a side effect of work being done on File::Glob and File::DosGlob
>> two days ago?
>> commit b8bafbdcb2701902921ab5b57da3bdff2a01fbea
>> commit a1ba7ec6b0cd830be362a1f8b7d37214011a16ad
>> Thank you very much.
>> Jim Keenan
> It's always best to do a git clean -dfx before rebasing blead.  Then you
> don't have relics hanging around.  The problem is if you are adding files
> and haven't told git, you have to somehow save them, or they get removed.

No Jim is right, this is an artifact of FC's patches to dosglob and
requires a patch to .gitconfig.

I actually meant to push such a patch, but forgot. It is in my
smoke-me branch for splitting up hv.h already as:



perl -Mre=debug -e "/just|another|perl|hacker/"

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