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Karen Etheridge
March 23, 2023 02:20
Re: Who is going to do the next releases?
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On Mon, Mar 20, 2023 at 3:55 PM demerphq <> wrote:

> There is an awful lot of manual stuff in that process that IMO could be
> automated, and at least some that I wonder if it really is necessary
> (comparing the files from one release to another for instance, isnt that
> what the MANIFEST is for?). Definitely a todo list where experience would
> make a difference in how long it takes.

I don't do that. I also skip most of the places in the RMG that have you
doing a git -dxf; ./Configure ...; make test and save that for the end.
80% of the time I spend is reviewing every commit (on average there are
about 200 of them between releases) for sanity and the possible need for a
perldelta, 10% of the time is spent editing the perldelta file itself, and
the rest is jumping around in the RMG looking for references to
Module-CoreList because the positioning is all wrong for blead releases,
for a total of about 4-6 hours (much of which can be done in advance of the

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