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February 3, 2020 14:20
Re: Clone from GitHub Failing: “missing space before date”
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On Mon, Feb 3, 2020 at 6:33 AM Smylers <> 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
> failing:
>   $ git clone
>   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)

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