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Re: Idea for bootstrapping

From: Juanma Barranquero
Subject: Re: Idea for bootstrapping
Date: Wed, 12 Dec 2001 16:45:04 +0100

On Wed, 12 Dec 2001 10:18:55 -0500, "Stefan Monnier" 
<monnier+gnu/address@hidden> wrote:

> I mean, it's good that someone bootstraps everyday to make sure we
> didn't break bootstrapping

I do a make bootstrap every time I update Emacs from CVS (once a day
or so), because it is the best way to know all is OK.

> so I fail to see why we should spend much
> more time on this.  What am I missing ?

Bootstraping is a relatively complex affair. Simplifying it makes it
less fragile.


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