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Date: Thu, 7 Jun 2012 18:17:15 +0200
From: Daniel Cegiełka <daniel.cegielka@...il.com>
To: musl@...ts.openwall.com
Subject: Re: Call for musl-based distro blurbs

2012/6/7 Jeremy Huntwork <jhuntwork@...htcubesolutions.com>

> On 6/7/12 12:12 PM, gs@...3.at wrote:
>
>> landley's no-perl fix is applied, but something else is still depending
>> on it.
>> iirc it has to do with the ssl-certificates package.
>> I need to inspect what is causing the perl dependency this time.
>>
>
> landley's no-perl patch is just for linux-headers installation script. It
> doesn't remove any kernel build-time perl deps (if there are any). Apart
> from linux, a major player that depends on perl is OpenSSL, since it's
> build system uses perl scripts.
>
>
Openssl needs perl to generate a asm code, so you can generate asm code and
then use it as a patch and remove perl dependency. Definitely the removal
of perl will not be easy... but possible.

And what about autoconf (in perl)?

regards,
Daniel

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