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Re: [PATCH] doc+bootstrap: document build-from-git-clone process

From: Jim Meyering
Subject: Re: [PATCH] doc+bootstrap: document build-from-git-clone process
Date: Tue, 09 Mar 2010 15:34:53 +0100

Reuben Thomas wrote:
> On 9 March 2010 13:29, Jim Meyering <address@hidden> wrote:
>> * README-hacking: New file, nearly identical to the one in coreutils.
> Can the differences be clearly marked? This document looks long enough
> to be commoned up, or to put it another way, long enough for it to be
> a pity for it to be substantially different between projects.

The diffs are tiny.  See below.
s/coreutils/grep/ was the main change.

The only other was to remove the reference to coreutils' HACKING
guidelines, which although mostly shared by parted, has more
project-specific bits, so I left it out for now.

--- README-hacking      2010-03-09 14:28:23.742854115 +0100
+++ /cu/README-hacking  2010-02-25 22:22:45.958979108 +0100
@@ -2,6 +2,7 @@

 These notes intend to help people working on the checked-out sources.
 These requirements do not apply when building from a distribution tarball.
+See also HACKING for more detailed coreutils contribution guidelines.

 * Requirements

@@ -24,8 +25,8 @@ few prerequisites, later, a plain `git p

 You can get a copy of the source repository like this:

-        $ git clone git://git.sv.gnu.org/grep
-        $ cd grep
+        $ git clone git://git.sv.gnu.org/coreutils
+        $ cd coreutils

 As an optional step, if you already have a copy of the gnulib git
 repository on your hard drive, then you can use it as a reference to

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