On Mon, Sep 14, 2020 at 5:58 PM Stefan Hajnoczi <email@example.com
> On Sun, Sep 13, 2020 at 12:05:31PM +0200, Paolo Bonzini wrote:
> > - because we parse command-line options before meson is available,
> > the introspection output is stored in the source tree. The output
> > is slightly modified using the "jq" tool in order to ensure that it's
> > stable and that modifications to meson_buildoptions.txt do not cause
> > horrible conflicts. This is the main reason for the unattractive
> > diffstat (the number of JSON lines added is higher than the number
> > of configure lines removed, though of course the latter are code
> > that must be maintained manually and the former is not).
> Does this add a build dependency on jq? Is it possible to use a Python
> script or even a command-line one-liner instead?
What's jq stands for, is that a perl script?