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SubjectRe: Faster depend written in Perl
quinlan@charcoal.eg.bucknell.edu (Daniel Quinlan) writes:
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> Defaulting to the perl version is probably better since most people
> don't have mawk.

The traditional answer to this has been that not all Linux boxes have
perl, but all have awk. So we can't require perl to build the kernel.

I don't know how valid this argument is these days, though.

TTFN,

Sumner


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