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From Jim Jagielski <...@jaguNET.com>
Subject Re: make lint and make install
Date Tue, 19 Aug 1997 12:41:50 GMT
Not only that, but it prevents someone from _using_ their own
Configuration file.

Dirk.vanGulik@jrc.it wrote:
> 
> On Mon, 18 Aug 1997, sameer wrote:
> 
> > > 
> > > > + 	 cp Configuration.tmpl Configuration.default; \
> > > > + 	 ./Configure -file Configuration.default; $(MAKE) all support)
> > > 
> > > It might be better to assume Configuration instead :/
> > 
> > 	The idea here is to let someone do:
> > 
> > tar xfz apache.tar.gz
> > cd apache
> > make
> > make install
> > 
> > 	If I use "Configuration" they have to manually copy
> > Configuration.tmpl to "Configuration".
> >
> Yes, which is what I would really want them to do ! (I would
> even consider putting some 'vi Configuration.tmpl && mv Configuration.tml
> Configuration'
> in the make file in case tey forget... because it is really good if peope
> just give it a quick look. :-)
> 
> The nuber of times I've been bitten by NOT reading it, moaning about
> something, only toi discover it was perfectly documentend... :-)
> 
> Dw.
>  
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