glibc's use of perl

Neven Has haski at sezampro.yu
Tue Jan 7 05:25:49 PST 2003

On Mon, Jan 06, 2003 at 06:23:03PM -0700, Mark Lee wrote:
> I've been busy writing the  patch descriptions, specifically the one
> for glibc. I'm trying to explain the replacement of $(PERL) with
> /usr/bin/perl, but I don't actually know what glibc uses perl for.
> Could anyone enligten me? I've been looking through the glibc
> package/docs, but they never seem to talk about glibc's
> dependencies. 

It was originally added because "mtrace" wasn't being built.
Try grepping for PERL, to see if more things require its presence now.


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