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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 [mailto:email@example.com]
> > Subject: RE: (setup.ini) autoconf requires Perl?
> > --- "Robinow, David" <firstname.lastname@example.org> 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
> 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.
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