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Re: pkg-config-0.26 depends on glib2
>> > > http://www.openbsd.org/cgi-bin/man.cgi?query=pkg-config&sektion=1&form
>> > > at=html
>> > Look at the code.
>> You mean a dependency on perl isn't a good substitute for a dependency on
>> glib2? :D
>> Still, with a good outline like that, it really shouldn't be hard to
>> implement in vanilla C.
> Good luck.
> Writing that in perl was a conscious decision.
> Trimming down recursive dependencies to something *manageable* is totally
> necessary, and not too easy to do without appropriate data structures.
> Script languages with good text processing capabilities, and associative
> dictionaries work wonders there...
Implementing pkg-config is rather easy task for plain AWK especially
with runawk (http://pkgsrc.se/lang/runawk). Perl is really *huge* and
broken by design IMHO.
Best regards, Aleksey Cheusov.
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