[Catalyst] ._ files in installation of Catalyst-5.67 from CPAN

Matt S Trout dbix-class at trout.me.uk
Mon Apr 24 16:05:03 CEST 2006

Shlomi Fish wrote:
> On Monday 24 April 2006 15:36, John Siracusa wrote:
>> On 4/24/06 3:57 AM, Shlomi Fish wrote:
>>> On Monday 24 April 2006 02:18, Scott Karns wrote:
>>>> [...]
>>>> /usr/lib/perl5/vendor_perl/5.8.7/Catalyst/._Exception.pm
>>> Hmmm... Mac OS X' tar strikes again?
>>> http://www.advogato.org/person/fxn/diary.html?start=401
>> It's not Mac OS X's tar.  The same thing can happen if you compile GNU tar
>> from source and use it instead.  
> Have you tried it that you can testify that it happens with GNU tar? According 
> to the blog entry that I pointed in the URL, the problems FXN encountered 
> with his Perl modules have disappeared after he switched to using GNU tar to 
> package the archives.

Siracusa already covered this - that's not a reliable fix.

Please take the Get New Utilities holy war elsewhere.

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