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Re: subversion client test suite

From: Lee Burgess <lefty_at_red-bean.com>
Date: 2001-03-07 20:45:40 CET

Greg, well said and duly noted. Exactly the kind of feedback I am
looking for.

Greg Hudson writes:
> > I think this could be done in Bash; but might be more trouble than
> > it's worth (harder to maintain and extend?).
> [...]
> > The way I see it, I have two choices: Perl or Python.
>
> As a site integrator, I find it obnoxious when packages rely on perl
> for any part of the build or regression test procedure. (Regression
> tests are valuble to site integrators as well as developers.) Python
> would be much much worse, since it is much less universal than perl.
>
> So, I strongly advocate sticking to bourne shell and C and make, as we
> do for the rest of the build system. This has nothing to do with my
> like or dislike of perl and python as languages.

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