cURL packaging progress

Christopher Faylor
Tue Oct 16 19:46:00 GMT 2001

On Tue, Oct 16, 2001 at 10:28:03PM -0400, Charles Wilson wrote:
>Robert Collins wrote:
>>Kevin, I presume you will be creating a /usr/doc/curl-7.9.1/README file
>>that at a minimum lists the configure options you used to allow a user
>>to rebuild the package.. (I'm not sure that this convention is
>>documented outside this lists archives).
>I dunno if this is really a convention.  I do it.  But I'm not sure who 
>else does -- I rarely download other maintainers' src packages... <sorry>.
>I do recall on several occaisions folks have asked on the list "<NAME>, 
>what configuration options did you use to build the <PKG> package?"
>Of course, seeing a question on the list does NOT mean that the answer 
>doesn't appear in the documentation somewhere... :->

FWIW, the only documentation that I add to my packages is the documentation
that Chuck gives me to add to my packages.  :-)

Sad, but true.


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