Follow @Openwall on Twitter for new release announcements and other news
[<prev] [next>] [<thread-prev] [thread-next>] [day] [month] [year] [list]
Date: Thu, 7 Jun 2012 18:17:15 +0200
From: Daniel Cegiełka <>
Subject: Re: Call for musl-based distro blurbs

2012/6/7 Jeremy Huntwork <>

> On 6/7/12 12:12 PM, 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)?


Content of type "text/html" skipped

Powered by blists - more mailing lists

Confused about mailing lists and their use? Read about mailing lists on Wikipedia and check out these guidelines on proper formatting of your messages.