[ITP] ragel 188.8.131.52
Tue Nov 20 21:08:00 GMT 2018
On 11/20/2018 2:00 PM, Achim Gratz wrote:
> Ken Brown writes:
>> This package depends on the two previously ITP'd packages, kelbt and colm, so it
>> probably can't be reviewed easily until those are in the distro.
>> ragel is in Debian and Fedora:
> Just out of curiosity, what are you intending to use it for? Also, why
> did you go for the development rather than the stable version, which is
> usually available as ragel-6 in Linux? As a practical consequence of
> that, the description string you copied (?) from the Linux packages is
> currently missing the additional target languages that were added back
> to ragel-7, unless you didn't configure them (I didn't check).
I needed ragel for building harfbuzz from its git repo (so that I could submit
some patches). I chose the development version because that's what Fedora
packages. The description is just the first paragraph of
http://www.colm.net/open-source/ragel/. But the build does support several
languages that aren't mentioned there.
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