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Ricardo Signes
June 12, 2013 01:20
Re: [perl #118195] Module::CoreList is too often behind blead
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* David Golden <> [2013-06-10T21:41:20]
> On Mon, Jun 10, 2013 at 5:53 PM, Ricardo Signes
> <> wrote:
> > Thanks.  As I recall, the corelist updating program can't be run safely more
> > than once.  It will add multiple ($cur_ver => { modules...}) pairs, rather than
> > updating one in situ.  Fixing that would make it easier to update the corelist
> > "all the time."
> I seem to recall some hackery about blowing away the old sections and
> re-running, but I haven't tried it since the delta conversion.
> I'll be sure to try it at least twice after release to see what can be
> done and I'll update the RMG if I figure out a clever way to do what
> Andreas wants.

Just so you know, I've just landed the changes from
which touch this code a bit.  I've tested it all by hand and it seems fine, but
if something goes *horribly* wrong, consider checking the code before my
changes. ;)


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