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July 15, 2019 18:57
Re: Transition from RT to GitHub [FAQ]
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On Sat, Jul 13, 2019 at 08:38:39AM -0500, Craig A. Berry wrote:
> That's a good solution for a release tarball.  What Yves is talking
> about is the tarball that has the git describe output embedded for any
> random commit, i.e., what you get when you click the "snapshot" link
> next to any commit in our current gitweb interface.  This is based on
> running:
> $ perl Porting/ > .patch
> in a git checkout *before* generating the tarball.  This allows the
> downloader to build without having git installed.  I think some
> Test::Smoke configurations depend on that.

I'm not very familiar with git hooks, so perhaps I'm just suggesting 
nonsense, but could this .patch file be generated with an appropriate
git hook?


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