Subject: Re: CVS commit: basesrc
To: Robert Elz <kre@munnari.OZ.AU>
From: Todd Vierling <>
List: source-changes
Date: 10/30/2001 09:38:21
On Tue, 30 Oct 2001, Robert Elz wrote:

: Maybe stick BUILDING.txt (or better, leave off the ".txt -- which should
: be sufficient for anyone, if not the prettiest)

The .txt is there to point out its plaintext format (as opposed to the
HTML).  The HTML version exists as an alternative cross-platform readable
version with proper highlighting properties, since the plaintext version
is ... well, *very* plain.  Read them and you'll understand the
difference.  8-)

: in /usr/src and the stuff used to generate it, and other versions (html
: etc) in /usr/share/doc/building (or something), available to those who
: need to modify it, but out of the way.

Now that idea's usable; I could find another path for it.  I'll ponder it.
I'm not particularly keen on putting it somewhere that would imply that it
gets installed in /usr/share, as the document is very much tied to the
source tree (and not the target binary system).

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