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From Jeff Trawick <traw...@attglobal.net>
Subject Re: why gen-uri-delims in Python?
Date Fri, 06 Feb 2004 01:55:22 GMT
Greg Stein wrote:

> On Thu, Feb 05, 2004 at 01:27:44PM -0500, Jeff Trawick wrote:
>>It says:
>>   # USAGE:
>>   #   $ gen-uri-delims.py > uri/uri_delims.h
>>   #
>>   # typically invoked by the "buildconf" script
>>A distributed uri_delims.h would be broken on a non-ASCII box.  And yet python 
>>is not to be required in order to build a source distribution.

> Seems like we need to keep that around, or find another solution. For
> example, we could generate an ASCII table and an EBCDIC table, and then
> use ./configure to select the appropriate table.

shrug...  the old way, or copy from uri_delims.h.{ascii|ebcdic} at configure 
time; need something that uses a trivial operation that can be easily done in 
Win32 build or NetWare build or some other odd build

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