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 Content of type "text/html" skipped
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