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Re: Use gen-libm-test.py to generate ulps table for manual
On Tue, 14 Aug 2018, Zack Weinberg wrote:
> Let me ask you: how many other packages (besides glibc) in the
> bootstrap depend on Perl? Is it within our reach, perhaps, to
> *replace* Perl with Python?
We can't even replace it for building the glibc manual (makeinfo is
written in Perl). What we can do is eliminate it as a *direct* dependency
in glibc (so reducing the number of languages we need to deal with as
glibc developers and the number of build-dependencies we need to
Joseph S. Myers