"Eric S. Raymond" wrote:
> Alexander Viro <firstname.lastname@example.org>:
> > Not only. Dependency on Python is definitely a problem - not everyone uses
> > 'everything and a kitchen sink' type of userland.
> 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.
You're rewriting kernel-doc in Python too?
Let's be realistic here. Very few will go to the trouble of doing the
Python-to-C thing, because it requires Python in the first place.
Python becomes an additional build requirement. Admit it and move on
-- Jeff Garzik | Liberty is always dangerous, but Building 1024 | it is the safest thing we have. MandrakeSoft, Inc. | -- Harry Emerson Fosdick
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