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Re: Mailing list mixup [was: Foo]


On Tue, 15 May 2001, Malmberg wrote:
> Sorry for the dummy e-mail earlier. I was trying to get information on
> using the 'gcc' mailing list according to the instructions at
> http://gcc.gnu.org/lists.html:
>
> "For further information on using the lists, send a blank mail to
> listname-help@gcc.gnu.org."
>
> but apparently, 'gcc-help' was something completely different. You
> should probably add a warning about this to the mailing list page.

Done by means of the patch below. Thanks for the suggestion!

> Also, what's the correct way of getting help for the 'gcc' mailing
> list?

I'm afraid, there is none. :-(  Though, you can ask for help on any
other list and then replace gcc-listname by gcc in the reply you'll
receive.

Gerald

Index: lists.html
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RCS file: /cvs/gcc/wwwdocs/htdocs/lists.html,v
retrieving revision 1.61
diff -u -3 -p -r1.61 lists.html
--- lists.html	2001/03/17 09:41:00	1.61
+++ lists.html	2001/05/15 19:24:10
@@ -222,7 +222,8 @@ can use the following recipe (Use at you
 <h2>Help</h2>

 <p>For further information on using the lists, send a blank mail to
-<code><i>listname</i>-help@gcc.gnu.org</code>.</p>
+<code><i>listname</i>-help@gcc.gnu.org</code> (but note that this won't
+currently work for the <i>gcc</i> list).</p>

 <h2>Spam blocking</h2>



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