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July 10, 2019 10:34
Re: Transition from RT to GitHub [FAQ]
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On Tue, 9 Jul 2019 at 07:23, Dan Book <> wrote:
> On Mon, Jul 8, 2019 at 6:45 PM Sawyer X <> wrote:
>> Q: What else needs doing?
>> A: We need to know about any existing integration with RT or perl5's
>> existing git repo. If you know of something, please let us know so it
>> can be accommodated during the migration.
> perl-build ( and perlbrew ( both download blead snapshots when requested from - this should be forwarded to . Perlbrew calls it from HTTP, but it uses curl/wget so a redirect to HTTPS should not cause issues.

I think in practice *this* is going to be one of the bigger
challenges. We had to hack the git page to support producing the
correct tarball with the correct contents. (Specifically we inject a
file into the tarball that is not contained in the repository) My bet
is that out of the box github will not be able to support our use


perl -Mre=debug -e "/just|another|perl|hacker/"

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