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Re: [RFC] dpkg-buildpackage: Convert from Shell to Perl

On Thu, 2007-09-20 at 19:27:24 +0200, Frank Lichtenheld wrote:
> I really think this would make it easier in the long run to add features
> like #440636 (e.g. compatibility with DEB_BUILD_OPTIONS=parallel=n) and
> #4655 (i.e. more sanity checks before starting with the build). It also
> would it make easier to profit from advances in the move to real Perl
> modules. Also it enables l10n without much (programming) effort.

Yes, such a rewrite has crossed my mind few times, I'd say go ahead!

Maybe it would also make sense to switch dpkg-name.


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