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From André Malo ...@perlig.de>
Subject Re: Win32 build files and eol-style
Date Tue, 15 Nov 2005 07:30:54 GMT
* "William A. Rowe, Jr." <wrowe@rowe-clan.net> wrote:

> André Malo wrote:
> > 
> > I haven't deeply looked into the stuff yet, but subversion for example 
> > generates all its *.dsp files in the checkout. Perhaps it's the point where 
> > we should do it the same way? That would solve the whole \n problem for 
> > these files.
> 
> Adding Python as a prerequisite to even checking out the files?  No way.

First - in order to check out you don't need python. It would be a *build*
prereq. Second - I suggested to do it similar not to copy it...

> At that point, we have awk (100kb download at most), perl and python all
> depending on exactly what you are trying to do.  This isn't overkill?

... it should be no problem to write it in awk or perl. Said that, I'd
nevertheless prefer python ;-)

> On the other hand, perhaps it's time to start distributing .py equivilants
> of the various .pl examples/tools in httpd - permitting users either/or.
> 
> FYI - yes I've become a huge fan of python, at least once psyco is added :)
> But it sure violates any principal of KISS.

Other topic.

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