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Re: typos in f77 docs
- To: craig at jcb-sc dot com
- Subject: Re: typos in f77 docs
- From: Mark Mitchell <mark at markmitchell dot com>
- Date: Thu, 18 Mar 1999 07:30:27 -0800
- CC: doko at smile dot cs dot tu-berlin dot de, egcs-patches at egcs dot cygnus dot com, craig at jcb-sc dot com
- References: <E10NPUdemail@example.com> <19990318122326.6573.qmail@deer>
- Reply-to: mark at markmitchell dot com
>>>>> "craig" == craig <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
craig> (It's definitely easy to get confused by all this stuff --
craig> if I had my druthers, we'd put *only* true source files in
craig> the repository, and perhaps even in distributions...too
craig> many people get confused otherwise, as our tools generally
craig> don't help us understand the distinctions when we go to
craig> view/edit derived, i.e. non-source, files.)
One trick I use in my own packages is to make generated files
read-only. Then my editor screams at me if I try to edit them, even
if I don't remember to read the "MACHINE GENERATED: DO NOT EDIT"
comment at the top. CVS doesn't really support this, I don't think,
but we could have `contrib/egcs_update' mark generated files read-only
since it already knows which ones they are.
Might help a little.
Mark Mitchell email@example.com
Mark Mitchell Consulting http://www.markmitchell.com