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On Mon, Feb 3, 2020 at 6:33 AM Smylers <email@example.com> wrote:
> Hi. I'm trying to download the perl5 repository for the first time since
> the switch to GitHub, but ‘Receiving objects’ only gets to 19% before
> $ git clone firstname.lastname@example.org:Perl/perl5.git
> Cloning into 'perl5'...
> remote: Enumerating objects: 104, done.
> remote: Counting objects: 100% (104/104), done.
> remote: Compressing objects: 100% (94/94), done.
> error: object d958e86c431726ba4d228224bff4ae5994727ded: missingSpaceBeforeDate: invalid author/committer line - missing space before date
> fatal: fsck error in packed object
> fatal: index-pack failed
Ugh, something needs fixing.
In the meantime, does this make the problem go away for you?
Throw this in your .gitconfig:
fsckObjects = false
-- Matthew Horsfall (alh)