On Mon, Feb 26, 2001 at 12:38:32PM +0100, Wichert Akkerman wrote:
> > To return to being serious, I think that this script is short enough
> > that it's not worth mandating python installation for all developers
> > just to use it. It would be trivial to rewrite it in Perl. Can Python
> > produce small excecutables that do not depend on pythonic libraries?
> No, the other perl scripts will become either python scripts or C
> programs in the period of this year. I'll make sure dpkg doesn't
> start depending on python, but dpkg-dev will likely become all python.
Take perl out of the base system and I'll let you add the python
dependency to dpkg-dev without making a fuss. :)