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"perl --gen-parrot" fails #736

parthm opened this Issue · 1 comment

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For a language shell created with, "perl --gen-parrot" fails with the following error:

$ perl --gen-parrot
Argument "$Revision$" isn't numeric in addition (+) at line 25, <$REQ> line 1.
Generating Parrot ...
/usr/bin/perl build/ --prefix=/storage/src/mylang/banter/parrot_install --optimize

Argument "$Revision$" isn't numeric in addition (+) at build/ line 31, <$REQ> line 1.
Cloning the Parrot git repo...
Cloning into parrot...
remote: Counting objects: 390880, done.
remote: Compressing objects: 100% (88292/88292), done.
error: RPC failed; result=18, HTTP code = 200 MiB | 40 KiB/s    
fatal: The remote end hung up unexpectedly
fatal: early EOF
fatal: index-pack failed
warning: http unexpectedly said: '0000'
Can't chdir to parrot: No such file or directory at build/ line 49.
Unable to locate parrot_config

To automatically checkout (svn) and build a copy of parrot r0,
try re-running with the '--gen-parrot' option.
Or, use the '--parrot-config' option to explicitly specify
the location of parrot_config to be used to build ../banter.

I download parrot repo separately (using the command "git clone") just to be sure that git is able to clone the repo and the clone worked fine. The language was generated using and parrot 4.1.0.


Initial feedback: please see #737 (comment)

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