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new cons FAQ 1.2
new cons FAQ 1.2
Fri, 23 Feb 2001 23:44:51 -0600 (CST)
I've made a long-overdue updated version (1.2) of the Cons FAQ available:
I welcome any and all corrections, additions, suggestions, etc.
For those who are interested, a list of the accumulated changes in this
version is appended below.
CHANGES FOR VERSION 1.2:
-- Updated version number to 1.2.
-- Explain that stable/development version numbering begins with 2.0.
-- Update version numbers, blank place-holder for the date.
-- Fix another typo: "ccc" => "cc" in an example.
-- Add XXX at a few points where we need to update C/C++ answers.
Rework the file globbing answer for Cons 2.1.2 and remove the
file globbing comments.
-- Minor change. Redo the base/developer package question to account
for the new packaging changes. Linux => GNU/Linux.
-- Fix an example. Put an XXX where we need to mention Precious.
Remove mention of using '#' for drive letter (non-UNC) Win32 paths.
-- Remove spurious Conscript file name from an example.
-- Add info about the mailing list archive.
-- Fix an email-address typo in the "Who maintains Cons?" question.
-- Update answers for C and C++ compilers in the same environment.
-- Update "replace individual modules" answer for Precious method.
-- Add a question and answer about use of Import/Export.
-- Big reorganization of questions into a "Using Cons" section.
-- Update the mailing list URLs.
-- Reflect the fact that Depends can now take a reference to an array.
-- Add an item about doing something like "make test".
-- Add a question about build order.
-- Add a question about #inclue "..." when using Repositories.
-- Add a question about appending command lines to existing commands.
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