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Re: New uploads

To: linux-mips@fnet.fr
Subject: Re: New uploads
From: Systemkennung Linux <linux@mailhost.uni-koblenz.de>
Date: Mon, 20 Nov 1995 19:27:28 +0100 (MET)
In-reply-to: <199511201807.TAA08035@newton.soft-n-hard.de> from "Andreas Busse" at Nov 20, 95 07:07:50 pm
Hi,

> Hum... I don't want to bother you with details, but isn't that (again)
> the beginning of more hassle, just as with the compiler sources?
> I've nothing against uploading sources, but these should either be
> somewhere for completelyness only, or you must describe much more 
> detailled what you've done to compile them. Don't you think so?
> 
> It would be way better if you just upload binaries and tell people 
> not to try to build them themself as long there isn't a complete 
> HOWTO-COMPILE-THE-LIB! Or do you expect contributions? If this is the 
> case, you need to tell us what exactly should be tested and debugged.

Citing myself - "for your pleasure".  Nothing else.

> Do you know what I mean?

There is a README and a INSTALL file in the full source tree. Read it.
I don't think it's my duty to repeat libc's documentation.  There rest
should be relativly obvious for someone who has read it ...

  Ralf

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