RE: [uCsimm] Perl for uClinux?

From: Fischer Juergen (Juergen.Fischer@poseidon-ag.de)
Date: Thu Apr 06 2000 - 11:00:25 EDT


Use Forth, small, interpreting,many implementations for various platforms.

-----Original Message-----
From: David Siebert [mailto:dsiebert@gate.net]
Sent: Donnerstag, 6. April 2000 16:37
To: ucsimm@uClinux.com
Subject: RE: [uCsimm] Perl for uClinux?

> No. Not unless you can manage to fit it in 32k. And something tells me
> that's not going to happen.
>
> uClinux is for embedded applications. Perl is not for embedded
> applications.
>
Well there was a time that people would have said Linux was not for embedded
applications. I bet there are embedded systems that use perl out there, I
know of a few that use TCL/TK. I think you are right in saying that perl and
the uCsimm are not a good match. You would do better using c++ or perhaps a
small basic.
That makes me wonder is there a small interpreted language that is a good
fit for the uCsimm/uClinux?
There are lots of programs that don't need the speed of C++ and are simpler
to write in other languages.

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