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[perl #122416] Default MANIFEST.SKIP too aggressive about exclusions

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James E Keenan
July 27, 2014 23:23
[perl #122416] Default MANIFEST.SKIP too aggressive about exclusions
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[Since ExtUtils-Manifest is now primarily maintained by Perl 5 Porters, I am moving this ticket here from -- jkeenan]

The default MANIFEST.SKIP includes rules like these:

    # Avoid version control files.

This erroneously matches input like:


Those systems will never produce files, so just checking for \b
is an error.

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