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Re: New build process?

From: Alan Mackenzie
Subject: Re: New build process?
Date: Fri, 29 Jul 2011 12:36:15 +0000
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.21 (2010-09-15)

Hi, David.

On Thu, Jul 28, 2011 at 02:46:40PM +0200, David Kastrup wrote:
> David De La Harpe Golden <address@hidden> writes:

> > On 27/07/11 14:56, David Kastrup wrote:

> >> The build process _is_ simple.  The question is more about it being
> >> discoverable.  Adding two sentences to INSTALL in the line of

> >>      These are the installation instructions for compiling Emacs from a
> >>      distribution tarball.  If you are working from a Bazaar checkout,
> >>      please refer to INSTALL.BZR.

> > Note INSTALL does already say, right near the top:

> > """
> > For information about building from a Bazaar checkout
> > (rather than a release), also read the file INSTALL.BZR.
> > """

> I honestly did not look.  So we can chalk this discussion off as "Alan's
> fault" and find something else to worry about.

I agree.  I'm a bit despondent that my request triggered off such a
depressingly long thread.  I would have been quite happy with Your first
reply (for which many thanks).

> -- 
> David Kastrup

Alan Mackenzie (Nuremberg, Germany).

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