Re: [PATCH 3/3] convert headers_install.pl->headers_install.sh
From: Sam Ravnborg
Date: Fri Feb 15 2013 - 04:30:05 EST
On Mon, Dec 17, 2012 at 05:12:51PM -0800, rob@xxxxxxxxxxx wrote:
> From: Rob Landley <rob@xxxxxxxxxxx>
> Remove perl from make headers_install by replacing a perl script (doing
> a simple regex search and replace) with a smaller, faster, simpler,
> POSIX-2008 shell script implementation. The new shell script is a single
> for loop calling sed and piping its output through unifdef to produce the
> target file.
> Signed-off-by: Rob Landley <rob@xxxxxxxxxxx>
The shell based variant is smaller and faster which is good.
As 99.999% of people buildign the kernel has perl installed that is not
a reason to apply this patch.
But as it bring benefits on their own then it has my:
Acked-by: Sam Ravnborg <sam@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
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