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Update CONTRIBUTING.md instructions
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dscho committed Jun 5, 2018
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GIT_PERF_REPEAT_COUNT=10
```

When running the performance tests on Linux, you may see a message "Can't locate JSON.pm in
@INC" and that means you need to run `sudo cpanm install JSON` to get the JSON perl package.

For running performance tests, it can be helpful to set up a few repositories with strange
data shapes, such as:

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```
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install git gcc make libssl-dev libcurl4-openssl-dev libexpat-dev tcl tk gettext git-email
sudo apt-get install git gcc make libssl-dev libcurl4-openssl-dev \
libexpat-dev tcl tk gettext git-email zlib1g-dev
```

Then, clone and build:
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```
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install git gcc make libssl-dev libcurl4-openssl-dev \
libexpat-dev tcl tk gettext git-email
libexpat-dev tcl tk gettext git-email zlib1g-dev
```

To get your code from your Windows machine to the Linux VM, it is easiest to push the branch to your fork of Git and clone your fork in the Linux VM.
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