Which tools need Perl

Ralf Corsepius corsepiu at faw.uni-ulm.de
Fri Aug 10 12:11:28 UTC 2001

Am 10 Aug 2001 16:09:23 +0530 schrieb Kiran C:
> Hi,
>     While building RTEMS,I found a warning saying that since perl was not
> found in my Cygwin installation
> some tools won't be build.
> Later I did not face any problems in compiling my prgrams.
> Which are these tools that need perl?
At present time, it's primarily automake.

Besides this, some (neglectable) tools in RTEMS might want to apply

> What are they used for?
cf. automake.info

You will need them if you modify/add any auto*-tool file in RTEMS's
source-tree. I.e. if you plan to start developing on RTEMS, you will
very likely want to install perl.


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