Subject: Re: road map for new immigrants?
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List: current-users
Date: 09/15/1998 10:51:11
In message <199809150919.KAA04630@sun52.NIS.cambridge>, Richard Earnshaw writes
>> 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.

It's not.

>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 
>source tree.

It doesn't.  It only contains things you need to build first to build
*other things in domestic*.