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Re: [Monotone-devel] could we get away with requiring perl during the bu

From: jack-monotone
Subject: Re: [Monotone-devel] could we get away with requiring perl during the build, for botan's sake?
Date: Mon, 15 Oct 2007 14:47:38 -0700
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On Mon, Oct 15, 2007 at 01:09:46PM -0700, Zack Weinberg wrote:

> I noticed yesterday while updating AUTHORS that our copy of Botan is
> way out of date.  The newer version has some nice things in it - for
> example, tuned assembly versions of SHA1 - but the catch is, you
> configure the library for the target processor etc. with a Perl
> script.  I am not wanting to rewrite the thing in Autoconf.  Would
> requiring a working Perl installation (it doesn't look like it needs
> anything beyond a basic 5.x perl) be too much of a hindrance?

I vote[0] for the new Botan, perl dependency and all. 



Jack (John) Cummings                 
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