Re: PATCH [0/3]: Simplify the kernel build by removing perl.

2009-01-11 Thread Bernd Petrovitsch
On Son, 2009-01-04 at 11:23 +0100, Leon Woestenberg wrote: [...] On Sun, Jan 4, 2009 at 4:06 AM, Paul Mundt let...@linux-sh.org wrote: [...] I'm ignoring the cross-compile perl issue - haven't tried it for years. 5. Tool *version* dependency is hard to get right. When cross-building 30

Re: PATCH [0/3]: Simplify the kernel build by removing perl.

2009-01-11 Thread Mark A. Miller
On Sun, Jan 11, 2009 at 6:45 AM, Bernd Petrovitsch be...@firmix.at wrote: On Son, 2009-01-04 at 11:23 +0100, Leon Woestenberg wrote: [...] On Sun, Jan 4, 2009 at 4:06 AM, Paul Mundt let...@linux-sh.org wrote: [...] I'm ignoring the cross-compile perl issue - haven't tried it for years.

Re: PATCH [0/3]: Simplify the kernel build by removing perl.

2009-01-11 Thread H. Peter Anvin
Mark A. Miller wrote: Actually, something that has amused me during this discussion, is that right now, the latest stable Perl (5.8.8) does not compile correctly on a uclibc host... The latest stable Perl is 5.10.0, and the latest of the 5.8 series is 5.8.9. -hpa -- H. Peter

Re: PATCH [0/3]: Simplify the kernel build by removing perl.

2009-01-11 Thread Mark A. Miller
On Sun, Jan 11, 2009 at 11:11 PM, H. Peter Anvin h...@zytor.com wrote: Mark A. Miller wrote: Actually, something that has amused me during this discussion, is that right now, the latest stable Perl (5.8.8) does not compile correctly on a uclibc host... The latest stable Perl is 5.10.0, and

Re: PATCH [0/3]: Simplify the kernel build by removing perl.

2009-01-11 Thread Sam Ravnborg
There are several other packages which are broken for embedded architectures, which I will hopefully attempt to fix by submitting patches upstream. But this is why we should be cautious about including new tools for compiling the kernel. Sam Ravnborg was correct in that a C program to do the

Re: PATCH [0/3]: Simplify the kernel build by removing perl.

2009-01-11 Thread Mark A. Miller
On Sun, Jan 11, 2009 at 11:35 PM, Sam Ravnborg s...@ravnborg.org wrote: There are several other packages which are broken for embedded architectures, which I will hopefully attempt to fix by submitting patches upstream. But this is why we should be cautious about including new tools for