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doc/install.texi srcdir clarification


Found about it the hard way :).

Untested since I'm not able to spot any Makefile or script that plays
with doc/install.texi. Any hint?

-- 
Laurent Guerby <guerby@acm.org>

2001-05-24  Laurent Guerby  <guerby@acm.org>

	* doc/install.texi: define srcdir when sources come from CVS.

Index: install.texi
===================================================================
RCS file: /cvs/gcc/egcs/gcc/doc/install.texi,v
retrieving revision 1.8
diff -c -3 -p -r1.8 install.texi
*** install.texi	2001/05/28 07:55:13	1.8
--- install.texi	2001/05/29 20:09:47
*************** for both native and cross targets.
*** 235,240 ****
--- 235,244 ----
  We use @emph{srcdir} to refer to the toplevel source directory for
  GCC; we use @emph{objdir} to refer to the toplevel build/object directory.
  
+ If you obtained the sources via CVS, @emph{srcdir} must refer to the top
+ @file{gcc} directory, the one where the @file{MAINTAINERS} can be found,
+ and not its @file{gcc} subdirectory, otherwise the build will fail.
+ 
  First, we @strong{highly} recommend that GCC be built into a
  separate directory than the sources which does @strong{not} reside
  within the source tree.  This is how we generally build GCC; building


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