building DCC - instructions in source

Matus UHLAR - fantomas uhlar@fantomas.sk
Sun Jul 20 17:07:53 UTC 2014


>>> From: Matus UHLAR - fantomas <uhlar@fantomas.sk>
>>> I have downloaded DCC from source, unpacked it and I miss any README or
>>> INSTALL file.
>>>
>>> There's INSTALL.html.in but I would prefer something that immediately tells
>>> me what to do.
>>>
>>> could be something alike be added to distribution?

>On 20/07/2014 17:19, Vernon Schryver wrote:
>> Is INSTALL.html.in unusable?  It differs from the INSTALL.html generated
>> by ./configure only in locally configured paths.

On 20.07.14 17:42, Michael Grant wrote:
>I think what Matus means is that there is no INSTALL read-me file that
>is not formatted in html.  I have to admit that having the INSTALL.html
>file formatted in html is not so useful when you are working at the
>command prompt.  What I did was search out that file on the web and read
>it there.

Correct.

Also, the .html.in is not parsed as HTML by default at least by lynx.

Finaly, I prefer having readable build/install instructions _before_ I
run anything.

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