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Re: New build process?

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: New build process?
Date: Wed, 27 Jul 2011 01:08:56 -0400

> Date: Wed, 27 Jul 2011 13:40:03 +1000
> From: Tim Cross <address@hidden>
> Cc: address@hidden, Daniel Colascione <address@hidden>,
>       address@hidden
> As far back as I can remember, emacs
> sources from the version control repository had an additional step
> that had to be completed ini order to generate the  configure script.

I guess your memory is either faulty or doesn't go back far enough.
Because configure was removed from the Emacs repository only 4 months
ago (on 2011-03-20, see the logs).

> The real issue here is whether INSTALL.BZR is an appropriate name for
> the information that alerts people that you need to take extra steps
> when building form sources taken from the version control repository.

We had INSTALL.CVS when the VC was CVS, and I don't remember any

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