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SubjectRe: Perl in the toolchain
Sam Ravnborg wrote:
> On Fri, Jan 31, 2003 at 02:48:37PM -0500, Jeff Garzik wrote:
>>On Fri, Jan 31, 2003 at 01:41:26PM -0600, Kai Germaschewski wrote:
>>>Generally, we've been trying to not make perl a prequisite for the kernel
>>>build, and I'd like to keep it that way. Except for some arch specific
>>That's pretty much out the window when klibc gets merged, so perl will
>>indeed be a build requirement for all platforms...
> None of the perl scripts looks complicated.
> Obivious question is if the same functionality could be achived by a simple
> c program.
> In the tool chain we use small C utilities in favour of for example
> perl scripts in several places.

I've seen a lot of machines, and I've yet to see one that has the gcc toolchain
but not perl. Why do you want to keep perl out?


Ben Greear <> <Ben_Greear AT>
President of Candela Technologies Inc

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