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From Paul Sutton <p...@ukweb.com>
Subject Re: who has is2 they can use
Date Sun, 19 Jul 1998 15:24:28 GMT
On Sun, 19 Jul 1998, Rodent of Unusual Size wrote:
> Paul Sutton wrote:
> > Well, you need to ensure that the src, conf, etc directories get into the
> > install directory. In practise what happens is you grab the Unix release
> > tar.gz, extract it into the build directory, copy it into the build
> > directory, build it, install it into the install directory.
> 
> I'm only following this peripherally at the moment, but that 'extract
> it into the build directory, copy it into the build directory' sounds
> very surreal to me.

Yeah, well, a lot of pointless things happen on NT systems.

"Extract into the XXX directory, then copy into the YYY directory, where
XXX and YYY can be either of "install" or "build" as long as XXX and YYY
are different."

Paul



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