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Re: Installing gnulib from git

From: James Youngman
Subject: Re: Installing gnulib from git
Date: Sun, 5 Apr 2009 11:34:50 +0100

On Thu, Apr 2, 2009 at 1:32 AM, Reuben Thomas <address@hidden> wrote:
> On Thu, 2 Apr 2009, Bruno Haible wrote:
>> That's the common convention for when you receive a package in the form of
>> a
>> tarball. For CVS or git checkouts, there is no such conventions.
> Well, most packages that have INSTALL have it also in the VCS.

I haven't done a survey and so can't make an authoritative statement
about "most", but I'll bet that most packages which include INSTALL in
the source repository have an out-of-date INSTALL file.   I just
switched findutils to using automake's version of INSTALL (by removing
INSTALL from the git repository) for this reason.


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