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Re: Re: shell to perl

by ichimunki (Priest)
on Aug 14, 2002 at 15:56 UTC ( #190132=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re: shell to perl
in thread Convert makefile to Perl

While I wouldn't want to rewrite a makefile in perl

How about rewriting make in Perl? :)

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•Re: Re: Re: shell to perl
by merlyn (Sage) on Aug 14, 2002 at 18:04 UTC
    I beg to differ. cons is not Make. It's a make-like thing with a different basic philosophy. If you want Make in Perl, you would simply use pmake, which is a pure-Perl version that can understand normal Makefiles, including everything that ExtUtils::MakeMaker puts out.

    -- Randal L. Schwartz, Perl hacker

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