Re: Announcing CML2, a replacement for the kbuild system

From: Alexander Viro (
Date: Wed May 24 2000 - 15:40:11 EST

On Wed, 24 May 2000, Eric S. Raymond wrote:

> Even if this weren't true, we'd be trading dependencies and not adding
> one. The Perl stuff in the scripts directory will go away shortly
> (that is, assuming that Linus approves the CML1->CML2 change). This
> would be a net gain in kernel autonomy, as Perl *can't* be compiled away.

Yeah, but you don't have to use these Perl scripts to configure and build
a fresh tree - they are debugging/sanity checking tools. Heck, there is
some Tk stuff in the tree - it doesn't mean an absolute dependency on the
bloody mess...

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