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On Sun, 18 Dec 2011 18:13:42 +0100
""Paweł Hajdan, Jr."" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On 12/18/11 6:02 PM, Petteri Räty wrote:
> > There are parallel computing aspects in libbash for metadata
> > generation, data structures in AST building for bash and it's quite
> > low level.
> By the way, I've always wondered why libbash is separate from the
> "upstream" bash.
> Have you considered contributing to the upstream bash to convert the
> shell itself to a more library-oriented design (somewhat similar to
> LLVM), so that you have a guarantee that the lib and the shell stay
> in sync?
I don't think upstream bash would be interested in converting bash into
C++. I wouldn't be interested in running such a bash, for instance.