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Wednesday, September 17, 2008



Git broken in Slackware 12.1

Actually, it works fine if you only do Git stuff. However, I tried to pull my Subversion repository using git-svn clone. And this is what I got:

Can't locate Error.pm in @INC (@INC contains: /usr/lib/perl5/site_perl/5.8.8 /usr/lib/perl5/5.8.8/i486-linux-thread-multi /usr/lib/perl5/5.8.8 /usr/lib/perl5/site_perl/5.8.8/i486-linux-thread-multi /usr/lib/perl5/site_perl /usr/lib/perl5/vendor_perl/5.8.8/i486-linux-thread-multi /usr/lib/perl5/vendor_perl/5.8.8 /usr/lib/perl5/vendor_perl .) at /usr/lib/perl5/vendor_perl/5.8.8/Git.pm line 93.
BEGIN failed--compilation aborted at /usr/lib/perl5/vendor_perl/5.8.8/Git.pm line 93.
Compilation failed in require at /usr/bin/git-svn line 45.
BEGIN failed--compilation aborted at /usr/bin/git-svn line 45.

Nice. :(

Trying to find Error.pm and install it turned out to be a nightmare - and I decided to wake up before spending more than 2+ hours trying to make this work. I'll just take the current state of SVN repository and import that into Git as a starting point... losing a year's worth of history.

Nevermind, life goes on. I hope Pat will fix this in next Slackware release.

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