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From Brian Behlendorf <br...@hyperreal.org>
Subject Re: cvs commit: apache-devsite how-to-release.html
Date Mon, 20 Apr 1998 05:58:50 GMT
At 01:44 PM 4/15/98 +0200, Ralf S. Engelschall wrote:
>1. The .indent.pro are bristled over the source tree
>   but especially in src/modules/extra _where_ modules
>   writers could work, there is noch such file:
>
>   $ find . -name ".indent.pro" -print
>   ./src/main/.indent.pro
>   ./src/modules/proxy/.indent.pro
>   ./src/modules/standard/.indent.pro
>   ./src/support/.indent.pro

Fixed.  There are now .indent.pro files in every source directory.

>2. The .indent.pro files can only found by the
>   users by accident, because no where is documented that they
>   exists and that the user should use them. He especially don't
>   know that only the GNU indent is working correctly with them.

Fixed.

>3. The .gdbinit is of the same style. It only contains
>   a dump_table function and nothing more. Nowhere is a piece of
>   documentation that says it exists and how it
>   can be used. 

Fixed.

>So my conclusion is the following: If Marc and others try to make
>anything idiot-proof that's ok. But then such stuff has to be
>either avoided or documented, too. Just having those files stay
>around is not a great addition. This only confuses people. 

Probably agree, though I have a different take on how to fix it.

	Brian


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