Why does waf configure require perl?

Amar Takhar verm at darkbeer.org
Mon Feb 22 03:18:45 UTC 2016

On 2016-02-21 18:53 -0800, Hal Murray wrote:
> verm at darkbeer.org said:
> > 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. 
> What do we gain by leaving it in at all?

Eventually I want to add tests for the perl scripts and library.  We need perl 
for that.

> Looks like awk is in the same boat.

awk is no longer needed.

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