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Re: [Findutils-patches] Automatically-generated regexp documentation

From: Paul Eggert
Subject: Re: [Findutils-patches] Automatically-generated regexp documentation
Date: Fri, 21 Oct 2016 12:25:45 -0700
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On 10/21/2016 12:18 PM, Reuben Thomas wrote:
        fsckobjects = true
​ I commented it out, and the checkout succeeded. If I then run "git fsck", I get lots of "error in tag foo: missingEmail" errors, and an error exit code. I guess this is just a minor annoyance?

More like a major annoyance, I'm afraid. It means that the findutils repository is slightly incompatible with Git and needs to be fixed on Savannah. (If memory serves, this is due to a bug in older Git.) Fixing a repository is not something one does lightly since it involves changing history.

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