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David Golden
May 21, 2013 16:39
Re: [PATCH] Porting/sync-with-cpan - eliminate external call to `tar`
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Hi, Max.

It looks like that patch is swapping out "ptar" and it doesn't apply.

Was your patch against an older version or some intermediate experiment perhaps?


On Tue, May 21, 2013 at 12:26 PM, Max Maischein <> wrote:
> Hi p5p,
> As discussed previously, this is one of the patches to eliminate reliance on
> external tools where practical. The attached patch exchanges the use of a
> native `tar` executable against the use of Archive::Tar in
> Porting/sync-with-cpan .
> I'd like to get these changes in as early as possible in the 5.19 cycle,
> because the sooner we find out incompatibilities the better.
> -max

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