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Desmond Daignault via RT
September 20, 2016 23:35
[perl #129229] [PATCH] Fix Parallel Building
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On Tue Sep 20 05:59:20 2016, sprout wrote:
> On Tue Sep 20 05:07:29 2016, davem wrote:
> > How about we just don't bother keeping MANIFEST strictly sorted
> > during
> > development, (and so don't automatically test it for sortedness), and
> > instead have it as an extra manual step in the release process ("step
> > 97:
> > run 'make manisort' and commit if MANIFEST has changed"). So it just
> > gets
> > done once per month and doesn't get in the way of everyone else.
> That makes sense.  I was thinking of proposing that next if anyone
> objected to a simple revert of the change.  I have been wondering
> since I started hacking on perl why we needed to keep it sorted
> anyway.
> The best way to solve something that shouldn’t be a problem to begin
> with is to remove the problem instead of working around it.
> > That does however leave open the issue of whether we should still
> > automatically check for correctness (i.e. that MANFEST == git ls-
> > files).
> manifest.t should continue to perform its other tests.

Can the MANIFEST file be sorted via a git hook?


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