On Sun, Sep 22, 2013 at 8:41 PM, brian m. carlson
> 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
>> level languages, and certainly not by adding other languages, be it Ruby
> 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
You could just build with NO_RUBY=y. Problem solved.
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