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Re: Perl support, concept proved

On Mon, Dec 06, 1999 at 03:50:19AM -0500, John Tobey was heard to say:
> Friends,
> I'm pleased to report what I believe to be the first Hurd translator
> written entirely in Perl.  :-)
> This is the first (pre-)alpha version of what I expect to become a
> full-featured set of Perl bindings for the Hurd libraries.
>     http://john-edwin-tobey.org/Hurd/Hurd-0.01.tar.gz
> Right now it only does trivial, read-only translators, but it will be
> easy to extend.  (Sleep takes precedence.)  It should build cleanly as
> per the README.
>     To install:
>     tar xzf Hurd-0.01.tar.gz
>     cd Hurd-0.01/
>     perl Makefile.PL
>     make
>     make test
>     make install
>     perl -MHurd::Trans::Hello -e0 -- --help
>     settrans -ac hello /bin/perl -MHurd::Trans::Hello -e0
>     cat hello
>     less /local/lib/site_perl/i386-gnu/Hurd/Trans/Hello.pm
> Enjoy
> -John

  Hmm.  I've been meaning to do some translator stuff over break if I get a
chance.  So you know what this means, of course?  Simple: I'm going to have to
write Python bindings >=)


  -- "The Princess Bride"

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