Subject: Re: road map for new immigrants?
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Richard Earnshaw <email@example.com>
Date: 09/15/1998 10:19:19
> There are a few tools which have to be built before you can use them to
> build other tools. The easy solution is sometimes 'make depend', but in
> this case, I think (the first time only, luckily) you have to go into
> /usr/src/domestic, find the directory with all the compile_foo* in it,
> and run 'make && make install' there.
/usr/src/domestic???????? *Please* tell me this is a joke.
$ cd /usr/src/domestic
bash: cd: /usr/src/domestic: No such file or directory
Just in case people have forgotten, this directory is supposed to contain
code that can't be exported from the US because it contains
export-restricted cryptography code and the like. The domestic source
isn't even kept on most of the ftp mirrors for this reason. I can see no
reason why it should contain the main entry points for bootstrapping the
No wonder I've found it such a pain to try and get things bootstrapped.