[Openswan dev] First pass README update
harald at a-little-linux-box.at
Thu Oct 14 12:09:55 EDT 2010
On Thu, Oct 14, 2010 at 11:31:54AM -0400, Paul Wouters wrote:
> On Thu, 14 Oct 2010, Thomas Geulig wrote:
> > On Thursday 14 October 2010 06:04:05 David McCullough wrote:
> >> perl is also required for "ipsec verify".
> > and the new "policy" command.
> > BTW Paul said, he wants to redo verify in Python.
> > Wouldn't it be better to stick to just ONE scripting language?
> > (I prefer shell scripts.)
> > Otherwise it get's more and more difficult on embedded systems.
> Yes it would be. The only two commands in perl are policy (for mast)
> and verify. I'd prefer python for both of them. They could be done
> with shell scripting, but in our experience, most embedded systems are
> using fairly broken/limited awk/sed/sh versions and usually miss auxiliary
> commands (dirname, id, etc) to work properly. So these commands tend to not
> work on embedded systems anyway.
Hmmmm but wouldn't this be desirable to improve openswan for such systems?
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