glibc's use of perl

Mark Lee mplee at shaw.ca
Tue Jan 7 14:27:53 PST 2003


On Tuesday 07 January 2003 06:25, you wrote:
> 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.

Ok, that gives me a place to start. Thanx.

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