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Lazier instructions for removing stale perldeltas for 5.x.0-RC0
authorNicholas Clark <nick@ccl4.org>
Wed, 21 Dec 2011 09:22:17 +0000 (10:22 +0100)
committerNicholas Clark <nick@ccl4.org>
Wed, 21 Dec 2011 09:22:17 +0000 (10:22 +0100)
The previous instructions were unaware that most of what they describe is
already automated.

Porting/release_managers_guide.pod

index f13f37d..2ee69c9 100644 (file)
@@ -396,10 +396,10 @@ For example, for RC0 of 5.16.0:
     $ cd pod
     $ git rm perldelta515*.pod
 
-All mention to them should also be removed.  Currently the files that
-need to be edited for this task are F<MANIFEST>,
-F<pod/perl.pod>, and F<win32/pod.mak> (including C<.man>, C<.html>, and
-C<.tex> entries for each removed pod).
+All mention to them should also be removed.  Edit F<pod/perl.pod> to remove
+them from its table of contents, then run F<Porting/pod_rules.pl> to
+propagate your changes there into all the other files that mention them
+(including F<MANIFEST>). You'll need to C<git add> the files that it changes.
 
 Then build a clean perl and do a full test