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Re: minimal "zero conf" build dockerfiles for fedora:latest and alpine:l

From: Philippe Mathieu-Daudé
Subject: Re: minimal "zero conf" build dockerfiles for fedora:latest and alpine:latest
Date: Wed, 13 Jan 2021 11:29:23 +0100
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On 1/13/21 11:09 AM, Gerd Hoffmann wrote:
>   Hi,
>> I don't like Perl really, but there's a chicken-and-egg problem between
>> detecting Python and using it to print the configure help script.  For
>> configure-time tasks, Perl has the advantage that "#! /usr/bin/env perl"
>> just works.
> Assuming perl is actually installed, the world seems to shift to python.
> On a minimal fedora install python is present but perl is not ...
> On the other hand git depends on perl, so it is probably pretty hard to
> find a developer workstation without perl installed, so maybe that
> doesn't matter much for the time being.

There is also the new configure-parse-buildoptions.pl script Paolo
wants to add:

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