Subject: Re: road map for new immigrants?
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Richard Earnshaw <email@example.com>
Date: 09/15/1998 17:05:49
> >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*.
Ah. I understand now; thanks for clarifying.
The problem for me of course is that since I don't have domestic, I don't
know what's in it! Your previous message seemed to suggest that it might
contain something that was needed for the rest of the bootstrap to work