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H.Merijn Brand
November 12, 2016 13:10
Re: Neutering the APC (Archive of Perl Changes)
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On Sat, 12 Nov 2016 13:59:06 +0100, Dennis Kaarsemaker
<> wrote:

> On, there's currently an rsyncable set of tarballs
> and patches of older perl versions. Given that these are all in git, I
> will soon remove all that.
> The only things that will be kept are things for which rsync is
> necessary: the currently supported branches. rsync is still used on
> platforms where git does not work to get the latest version of some
> branches for testing purposes.
> Unless someone comes up with a really good reason not to do this, I
> will proceed with this in a week or so.


FWIW I still use rsync for *all* my smokes, even on boxes that support
git. There are several reasons for that, so I value rsync stays alive

And I agree that those *old* rsync sources get removed

H.Merijn Brand   Perl Monger
using perl5.00307 .. 5.25   porting perl5 on HP-UX, AIX, and openSUSE

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