Jérémy Lal wrote:
> On 12/01/2012 04:50, Trent W. Buck wrote:
> "the Debian packaging should ensure that binary packages reference the 
> libraries already in Debian and the convenience copy is not used"
> The nodejs debian package does exactly this.
> The v8 source code is not stripped out of the orig tarball, but that does not 
> mean it's used.

OK. Apologies for bothering you before checking that.

>> <twb> I don't know much about nodejs except someone was saying "hey
>> this won't compile on arm due to my CPU lacking BLX instruction"
>> and I went "WTF?!  How can that happen with *javascript*?"
>
> This is just ignorance.
> v8 is fast because it compiles javascript to machine code on the fly.

Granted.

My reaction was because the project is called "node.js" but included a
js interpreter (before I realized it was v8).  Which to my mind was
like having an foo.el include a whole Emacs.

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