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Brandon Allbery
September 11, 2017 21:12
Re: lats rakudo version from rakudobrew ?
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On Mon, Sep 11, 2017 at 3:40 PM, Marc Chantreux <> wrote:

> it actually built stuff but at the end, perl6 -v still gives me 2017.05.

This is one of the gotchas of rakudobrew. It determines the version from
the most recent release tag... but it uses git in default fetch mode, which
only pulls the most recent tag and never updates it, so your updates will
have the right commit hash but the wrong version from that point on. I
typically do 'git fetch --all' (but 'git fetch --tags' is likely good
enough for your use) in the three repos under ~/.rakudobrew/git_reference.
(You only need to do it once; git will keep it up to date itself once it
has been told that you want to track that.)

brandon s allbery kf8nh                               sine nomine associates                        
unix, openafs, kerberos, infrastructure, xmonad

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