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SubjectRe: Will 2.6 require Python for any configuration ? (CML2)
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>>>>> "Tom" == Tom Rini <trini@kernel.crashing.org> writes:

Tom> On Fri, Aug 24, 2001 at 01:18:02AM +0400, Samium Gromoff wrote:
>> but imagine the X arch hacker does not like python, and
>> nevertheless needs to port it on arch X. still fun?

Tom> Well I know python is endian-clean. I'd suspect it's even
Tom> 32/64bit clean. So it's not a matter of 'port' but compile. And
Tom> Linus has done things which have made lots of kernel hackers
Tom> scratch their head for a while. (Jump out of this fire and into
Tom> the min/max macros in 2.4.9 fire to see what I mean).

Again, please try and do real porting work before you make such silly
statements. Perl is 32/64 little/big-endian clean ... and still it's
the absolutely worst app to bring up (even X tends to be easier).

There is a lot more to this than meets the eye!

Jes
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