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From Randy Terbush <ra...@covalent.net>
Subject Re: Configuration in kits
Date Tue, 25 Nov 1997 18:12:12 GMT
> On Tue, 25 Nov 1997, Rodent of Unusual Size wrote:
> 
> >     PR#1468 reminds me of something I want to bring up for disucssion:
> >     the presence of Configuration in kits.
> > 
> >     Step 6 in how-to-release says:
> > 
> >      6. Create src/Configuration file:
> >           $ cp src/Configuration.tmpl src/Configuration
> > 
> >     I would like to see this changed as follows:
> > 
> >     o For a source-only kit, I think this step should be omitted
> >       entirely.  src/INSTALL instructs the user to do this and then edit
> >       Configuration, so it seems semi-pointless for us to do it.
> 
> Erm... no it isn't.  How many zillion reports do you think we will have
> saying "but Configure won't run!" if we start doing that?

How about testing for it's existance and prompting the user for 
conformation to copy the defaults. I know, I know, it is a 
prompt....




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