Re: small README patch to remove references to INSTALL
2011-07-25 12:16:15 GMT
thank you for your reply. Yes I got it from Git.
I will look closer into the bootstrap process,
On Monday, July 25, 2011, Eric Blake <eblake <at> redhat.com> wrote:
> On 07/23/2011 11:13 AM, Ricardo Fabbri wrote:
>> This is a small patch removing references to INSTALL.
> Thanks for taking the time to submit this. However, it will not be applied.
>> We should either
>> apply this patch,
>> or else create a suitable INSTALL file.
> Autoconf has _already_ shipped a suitable INSTALL file for years. In fact, the INSTALL file for many autotooled packages comes straight from the one built by autoconf itself. It is generated from doc/install.texi during bootstrap time, and shipped pre-built as part of all autoconf tarballs.
>> If there are no prospects of
>> creating the file anytime soon,
> I don't know why you think the file does not exist, unless you have grabbed autoconf.git but have not yet properly bootstrapped it according to the directions in README-hacking.
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