Re: [PATCH] Git.pm: Kill Git.xs for now

From: Petr Baudis <pasky@suse.cz>
Date: 2006-09-24 22:09:02
Dear diary, on Sun, Sep 24, 2006 at 01:48:34PM CEST, I got a letter
where Alex Riesen <fork0@t-online.de> said that...
> Aside from that, any chance of making Git.xs optional (enabled by
> default, but disableable)? Disabling Git.xs will disable related
> scripts, sure, but also gives you an installation with one external
> (libperl) dependency less (probably with ability to install git and
> Git.xs separately).

Absolutely.

Actually, as I noted in the patch comment, if we reintroduce Git.xs
again we should probably do it so that it is completely optional and the
equivalent functionality is also implemented in Git.pm in pure perl +
execing Git. I have been originally opposed to that but after all the
woes we had to go through I have changed my opinion.

-- 
				Petr "Pasky" Baudis
Stuff: http://pasky.or.cz/
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