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From: "Michał Górny" <mgorny@g.o>
To: gentoo-dev@l.g.o
Cc: phajdan.jr@g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] Six month major project on Gentoo
Date: Sun, 18 Dec 2011 17:45:00
Message-Id: 20111218184500.32198366@pomiocik.lan
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-dev] Six month major project on Gentoo by "Paweł Hajdan
On Sun, 18 Dec 2011 18:13:42 +0100
""Paweł Hajdan, Jr."" <phajdan.jr@g.o> 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. -- Best regards, Michał Górny


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