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Re: Request for Assistance: GCC 3.3.1 Code-Gen Problems


On Tue, Aug 05, 2003 at 11:37:16AM +0200, Gerald Pfeifer wrote:
> On Mon, 4 Aug 2003, Phil Edwards wrote:
> > What should be done with the paragraph following the example, which explains
> > what gmake is?  Remove it altogether, or just remind the reader that GNU
> > make is recommended over Sun make?
> 
> In general, I prefer to avoid redundancy, but in this case either
> omitting the following
> 
>   As explained in the build instructions, we recommend to use GNU make,
>   which we call @command{gmake} here to distinguish it from Sun make.
> 
> or reducing it to
> 
>   As explained in the build instructions, we recommend to use GNU make.

How's the patch below?

> As you (qua the original "victim") prefer! :-)

As the original victim, I'd really prefer to start with the patch below,
but end with "... using GNU make, and configuring using an absolute path
to @var{srcdir}/configure."



Index: install.texi
===================================================================
RCS file: /home/pme/Repositories/GCC/gcc/gcc/doc/install.texi,v
retrieving revision 1.220
diff -u -r1.220 install.texi
--- install.texi        1 Aug 2003 21:53:22 -0000       1.220
+++ install.texi        6 Aug 2003 08:36:43 -0000
@@ -3114,14 +3308,10 @@
 @smallexample
    % CONFIG_SHELL=/bin/ksh
    % export CONFIG_SHELL
-   % @var{srcdir}/configure [@var{options}] [@var{target}]
-   % gmake bootstrap
-   % gmake install
 @end smallexample

-As explained in the @uref{build.html,,build} instructions, we recommend
-to use GNU make, which we call @command{gmake} here to distinguish it
-from Sun make.
+and then proceed as described in @uref{build.html,,the build instructions}.
+As mentioned elsewhere, we recommend using GNU make.

 Solaris 2 comes with a number of optional OS packages.  Some of these
 are needed to use GCC fully, namely @code{SUNWarc},



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