Why does waf configure require perl?

Amar Takhar verm at darkbeer.org
Mon Feb 22 00:27:43 UTC 2016

On 2016-02-21 15:39 -0800, Hal Murray wrote:
> As far as I can find, perl is only used by a couple of utilities that are not 
> part of the build process.
> Is it even worth checking for it at all?

When I first started the build I wanted to make sure we compiled NTP classic 
1:1.  It's a soft dependency now you can add mandatory=False to the check.


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