Calling Developers and CVS Gurus

James Robertson jwrober at
Tue Sep 16 14:21:06 PDT 2003

Bruce Dubbs wrote:

> James Robertson wrote:
>> This message cross-posted to alfs-discuss, server-admin and lfs-dev. 
>> All replies in alfs-discuss please.
>> Hi All,
>> I am working on getting the code for nALFS 1.1.7 into the CVS 
>> repository on Belgarath (our main box).
>> I am looking for two kinds of people in this message. I am looking for 
>> C developers that have some time that want to actively develop on the 
>> nALFS product (fix bugs, do enhacements, work with the testing team's 
>> and LSB's needs)=
> I would think that C is not the best language.  You are doing a lot of 
> string manipulation and other languages do that better than C.  Perl 
> would be my initial choice because of its regular expression 
> capability.  Besides, it wouldn't have to be compiled.
> Yes, I know this should probably be on the ALFS list.
>  -- Bruce

Probably.  I will not even attempt to start a conversation in that arena 
- I am not qualified.  nALFS is written in C from what I can tell.  If 
you want a Perl implementation look at what Bryan Dumm has done with AMIN.


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