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@@ -31,18 +31,10 @@ which require a C compiler.
=head2 Where can I get it ?
-Perl-ldap is available from CPAN. You will find it in the
-authors/id/GBARR directory. Alternatively you can download
-the latest version from
+Perl-ldap is available from CPAN.
+You can find the released versions at:
- http://www.cpan.org/search?dist=perl-ldap
-
-B<WARNING:> The perl-ldap module is stored on CPAN as a *.gz file.
-Netscape on Windows systems sometimes has a problem storing the module
-with the correct name, it will replace the *.tar.gz with *_tar.tar.
-To correct the problem, with the pointer on the link, do a right click
-and then select B<save link as> to save the file with the correct file
-name.
+ http://search.cpan.org/dist/perl-ldap/
=head2 Is there a web page for perl-ldap ?
@@ -77,46 +69,56 @@ Yes. perl-ldap has online documentation at
which will have the latest documentation available.
-=head2 Is there a public CVS repository ?
+=head2 Is there a public repository ?
-No, but there is a public SVN repository at
+Yes, there is a public Git repository at
- http://svn.mutatus.co.uk
+ https://github.com/perl-ldap/perl-ldap
-=head2 Can I get perl-ldap from the public SVN repository?
+=head2 Can I get perl-ldap from the public Git repository?
-Yes, any one can pull perl-ldap from the public SVN repository
-on perl.ldap.org.
+Yes, anyone can pull perl-ldap from the public Git repository
+on GitHub.
-There are several ways this can be done.
+There are several ways this can be done - see below.
=over 4
-=item Web
+=item CPAN
+
+You can download it from CPAN by following the "Download" link on:
+
+ http://search.cpan.org/dist/perl-ldap/
+
+Example;
-You can download it from CPAN by following the release link:
+ http://search.cpan.org/CPAN/authors/id/M/MA/MARSCHAP/perl-ldap-0.44.tar.gz
-The 2 lines in the following example should be put together as
-one continuous line. Example;
+=item Git - fork on GitHub
- http://search.cpan.org/CPAN/authors/id/G/GB/GBARR/perl-ldap-0.44.tar.gz
+If you have an account on Github (there's a free variant), you can easily
+fork the perl-ldap respository on GitHub.
+When logged on to GitHub, navigate to the perl-ldap repository
-B<WARNING:> The perl-ldap module is stored on CPAN as a *.gz file.
-Netscape on Windows systems sometimes has a problem storing the module
-with the correct name, it will replace the *.tar.gz with *_tar.tar.
-To correct the problem, with the pointer on the link, do a right click
-and then select B<save link as> to save the file with the correct file
-name.
+ https://github.com/perl-ldap/perl-ldap
-=item SVN
+and simply click on the "Fork" button near the top-right corner.
+
+=item Git - clone repository
You can download latest development version of perl-ldap from
-svn.mutatus.co.uk by executing a anonymous SVN "checkout" command.
+GitHub by cloning the repsoitory using the command:
+
+ git clone https://github.com/perl-ldap/perl-ldap.git
-The 2 lines in the following example should be put together as
-one continuous line. Example;
+This command will create a directory named 'perl-ldap' in your
+current directory containing a local clone of the repository.
- svn co http://svn.mutatus.co.uk/repos/perl-ldap/trunk
+Keeping your local repository in sync with perl-ldap's GitHub repository
+is easy:
+
+ cd perl-ldap
+ git pull
=item Web page
@@ -126,22 +128,14 @@ version of perl-ldap. Due to the fact that humans must
update the web page to point to a new release it sometimes does
not get updated as quickly as it should.
-B<WARNING:> The perl-ldap module is stored on CPAN as a *.gz file.
-Netscape on Windows systems sometimes has a problem storing the module
-with the correct name, it will replace the *.tar.gz with *_tar.tar.
-To correct the problem, with the pointer on the link, do a right click
-and then select B<save link as> to save the file with the correct file
-name.
-
=back
-=head2 What is SVN.
+=head2 What is Git.
-"SVN" is an abbreviation for "Subversion" (see http://subversion.tigris.org).
-Subversion is a "Source Control" or "Revision Control" tool
-designed to keep track of source changes made by groups of
-developers working on the same files, allowing them to
-stay in sync with each other as each individual chooses.
+Git (see http://git-scm.com) is a distributed version control system
+designed to keep track of source changes made by groups of developers
+working on the same files, allowing them to stay in sync with each other
+as each individual chooses.
=head1 LDAP AND DIRECTORY TERMINOLOGY.

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