texinfo install

Ian Zimmerman itz@lbin.com
Wed May 12 10:40:00 GMT 1999

-----Original Message-----
From: Larry Hall <lhall@rfk.com>
To: Scott Smith <ssmith@magnet.fsu.edu>; cygwin@sourceware.cygnus.com
Date: Wednesday, May 12, 1999 6:58 AM
Subject: Re: texinfo install

>Good point and one which Mumit has made in the past.  In general, if you
>expect to be able to build these source distributions from a tar ball,
>DON'T USE WINZIP TO UNPACK THEM!  If you insist on doing so, you do so at
>your own risk!  Its a painful lesson to learn when you learn it

But WHY?  Sorry, I understand that I'm taking your time to ask a
low-priority problem, but I can never be satisfied with answers of the type
"just do this, it works".  What is it that WinZip screws up?  Is it the
CR/LF conversion?  I turned that off.
Ian Zimmerman
Lightbinders, Inc.
2325 3rd Street #324
San Francisco, California 94107

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