This is the mail archive of the gcc@gcc.gnu.org mailing list for the GCC project.


Index Nav: [Date Index] [Subject Index] [Author Index] [Thread Index]
Message Nav: [Date Prev] [Date Next] [Thread Prev] [Thread Next]
Other format: [Raw text]

Re: GCC 3.1 Released




--On Thursday, May 16, 2002 03:48:49 PM +0200 "Richard B. Kreckel" 
<kreckel@ginac.de> wrote:

> Hi,
>
> On Wed, 15 May 2002, Mark Mitchell wrote:
> [...]
>> The release can be found in the file:
>>
>>   gcc/gcc-3.1/gcc-3.1.tar.gz
>
> Which in addition is symlinked by gcc/gcc-3.1.tar.gz.  I don't recall when
> this habit started, but I would like to ask you to refrain from this
> symlinking.

I'm not sure where that originates; that's how the 3.0.x releases were
done, so that's how I did this one.

> The reason is as follows: Many people like to get the whole directory
> gcc-3.1 tar'ed up by jsut saying
>
> ftp> get gcc-3.1.tar

That actually gets you a lot of the same things twice; the gcc-3.1.tar.gz
file actually contains everything in that directory.

--
Mark Mitchell                   mark@codesourcery.com
CodeSourcery, LLC               http://www.codesourcery.com


Index Nav: [Date Index] [Subject Index] [Author Index] [Thread Index]
Message Nav: [Date Prev] [Date Next] [Thread Prev] [Thread Next]