[Melbourne-pm] Perl Linux

Toby Corkindale toby.corkindale at strategicdata.com.au
Sun Aug 19 18:37:25 PDT 2012

On 17/08/12 22:57, Sam Watkins wrote:
> Looks interesting, good to learn how to do that stuff in Perl.
> Like all Perl code, it's 'true' open source: the source code is
> necessarily there*.
> I gather they don't use XS, other than modules that come with Perl?
> Did they reimplement cc and make?  Those are essential tools;
> We need to be able to build perllinux under perllinux.
> I guess perllinux don't come with an X server or GNOME yet :p
> If they re-implement Linux proper in Perl, then I will get very worried.

No-one has worked on it (perllinux) for years. Don't hold your breath 
for an X server :)

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