Re: Perl support, concept proved
On Mon, Dec 06, 1999 at 03:50:19AM -0500, John Tobey was heard to say:
> 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.
> 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 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
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"