"~~" in sync-all

Erik de Castro Lopo mle+hs at mega-nerd.com
Tue Aug 6 05:26:12 CEST 2013

Kazu Yamamoto (山本和彦) wrote:

> Hi,
> A recent change[1] to sync-all introduces the "~~" operator of
> Perl. It seems to me that this operator is not supported by old Perl.
> 	% perl --version
> 	This is perl, v5.8.8 built for i386-linux-thread-multi
> 	% ./sync-all -r git://github.com/ghc --testsuite get
> 	syntax error at ./sync-all line 904, near ""pull" ~"
> 	BEGIN not safe after errors--compilation aborted at ./sync-all line 906.
> Sorry for using old Perl but I appreciate if this operator will be
> replaced with others.

Thanks for the heads up Kazu.

Should be fixed in 0daee297e3c44c00f54d2be15f13eabdddc6b62f.

Erik de Castro Lopo

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