Subject: Re: CVS commit: basesrc
To: matthew green <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: James Chacon <email@example.com>
Date: 10/30/2001 13:12:53
> : Added Files:
> : basesrc: BUILDING.html BUILDING.txt
> : i'm not sure how much i'm liking this proliferation of top-level
> : documentation. can't we create a src/docs and shove all these
> : in there now?
> Well, the intent is to do away with UPDATING entirely when everything is
> switched to the new toolchain. The top-level location of this document is
> rather important, as it is *the* documentation for the entrypoint into
> building NetBSD from source.
>hmm, UPDATING will still be useful for building kernels.
Yeah. It should still exist, but just get fewer updates.
> close reach of the top level Makefile and build.sh.
>i guess i mostly object to having multiple (generated!) versions
>of the same file in the top level, as well as other documents.
>a single document is fine.
I'd say leave the .txt version around and forget about the other ones (ala