Re: [dev] HG and python

From: hiro <>
Date: Wed, 10 Mar 2010 19:57:31 +0100

On 3/10/10, Sylvain BERTRAND <> wrote:
>> There's always git, the core of which is written in C, but some
>> scripts are perl.
> perl support is disabled in my git build. But perl removal is somewhat
> trickier than python because of the GNU autotools. The real todo list for
> perl is
> GNU autotools removal or/and basic GNU makefile. I tried that on ncurses
> but it appeared to be a monstruous code generator, so GNU autotools
> removal needs a lot a work here: I thought to generate one version of the
> source, make a GNU makefile for it and trash the rest.
> I'm scared when I think about gcc and binutils.

In heaven there is no GNU.

>> And for the bloat: Git is sometimes percieved as somewhat more bloated
>> (>100 little tools instead of 1 like hg) - that depends on the point
>> of view.
> Still, git <<<<< hg+python.

Please, we had this discussion already!
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