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SubjectRe: Faster depend written in Perl
In message <>, alan@lxorguk.ukuu. writes:
>> > 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.
>We have required perl to build the NCR scsi driver for a while

We require perl to assemble the code running on the NCR chip; although
we also distribute a .h file with already assembled code, so unless you're
modifying the NCR's code (or some one patches things out of order and
breaks the time stamps), you don't need perl.

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