On Sun, Sep 22, 2013 at 8:41 PM, brian m. carlson
<sand...@crustytoothpaste.net> wrote:
> On Sun, Sep 22, 2013 at 05:00:44PM -0700, Junio C Hamano wrote:
>>  - Moving away from higher-level scripting languages such as shell and Perl.
>>    Recent "clean --interactive" may have added some code that could be
>>    reused for a rewrite of "add -i" (which I think is in Perl), for example.
>>    The minimum "You need to have these to use Git" should be made more
>>    portable by doing *less* in shell or Perl, not by adding more in the 
>> higher-
>>    level languages, and certainly not by adding other languages, be it Ruby 
>> or
>>    Lua.
>
> I can certainly go for that.  C is faster and the codebase can be more
> consistent (and more portable to non-Unix).  My concern was that if
> we're going to be adding additional languages, some previous warning
> would be appropriate.  As I said, I wouldn't be able to deploy a git
> using Ruby immediately, and I'm sure I'm not the only one.  If we're not
> going to be adding another language, then obviously the issue becomes
> moot.

You could just build with NO_RUBY=y. Problem solved.

-- 
Felipe Contreras
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