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Re: (setup.ini) autoconf requires Perl?

On Fri, Sep 13, 2002 at 05:02:27PM -0400, Robinow, David wrote:
> > From: Nicholas Wourms []
> > Subject: RE: (setup.ini) autoconf requires Perl?
> > --- "Robinow, David" <> wrote:
> > > 
> > >  Your statement about autoconf depending on perl is just silly.
> > Excuse me, I direct you to "vi /usr/autotools/devel/bin/autoheader". 
> > Then check out "autom4te" in the same directory.  The latter is
> > *required* to generate any configure script using autoconf 2.5x. 
> > Just for the archives and again for the record, perl is *required*
> > for autoconf.
>  Excuse me.  My attempt at brevity has led to confusion.  I was not
> disputing
> the dependency, I was disputing the contention that autoconf should
> not depend on perl because perl is "not a standard unix tool".

Guess that was to far fetched for Mr. "Obnoxious" Wourms. He just 
couldn`t pass the change to put someone in his 'imaginative' place.

Kind regards,

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