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Re: Emacs-devel Digest, Vol 52, Issue 61

From: Eric S. Raymond
Subject: Re: Emacs-devel Digest, Vol 52, Issue 61
Date: Sat, 7 Jun 2008 15:37:47 -0400
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.17+20080114 (2008-01-14)

Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden>:
> > Date: Sat, 7 Jun 2008 15:24:08 +0000
> > From: Alan Mackenzie <address@hidden>
> > Cc: "Eric S. Raymond" <address@hidden>, address@hidden
> > 
> > > Does "cvs update -d" create the lisp/nxml dir?
> >  
> > Yes, indeed!  And my trunk copy has built.  Calloo, callay!
> So the rant about broken Emacs build machinery boiled down to a
> cockpit error invoking CVS?

Well, that's one way to put it.  An equally valid analysis would
be that -d ought to be the default rather than an option I've
never heard of before, and CVS is broken as designed.  
                <a href="http://www.catb.org/~esr/";>Eric S. Raymond</a>

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