Re: [patch 2/3] ia64: don't assume that is executable

From: Sam Ravnborg <>
Date: 2007-12-07 09:28:36
On Thu, Dec 06, 2007 at 02:05:15PM -0800, Luck, Tony wrote:
> > What was the exact reason switching to phython and can we do the same in perl?
> It was a shell script (using awk) before it was pythonised. The
> motivation was correct functionality when cross-building on a
> 32-bit host.  Here's the commit:

If you read the comments in the phyton file is says:
+# Based on a shell/awk script originally written by Harish Patil,
+# which was converted to Perl by Matthew Chapman, which was converted
+# to Python by David Mosberger.

So somewhere a perl variant has existed.

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