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


On Thu, 17 Jul 2003, Eric Botcazou wrote:
> 2003-07-16  Eric Botcazou <ebotcazou@libertysurf.fr>
>             Phil Edwards <phil@jaj.com>
>
> 	* doc/install.texi (*-*-solaris2*): Document the step-by-step
> 	procedure to bootstrap and install.
> 	Document the preference for the legacy Sun tools in /usr/bin
> 	over the POSIX tools in /usr/xpg4/bin for the build process.

Hmm, I have to admit I'm not too fond of this part of the patch:

  +@smallexample
  +   % CONFIG_SHELL=/bin/ksh
  +   % export CONFIG_SHELL
  +   % @var{srcdir}/configure [@var{options}] [@var{target}]
  +   % gmake bootstrap
  +   % gmake install
  +@end smallexample

Lines 3-5 here are exactly what we recommend in general, so either this
occurence is redundant (-> long term maintainance issue) or the general
description is not sufficient (and should be improved instead).

Wouldn't it be sufficient to just quote the first two lines and then
add "...and proceed as usual" or "...and proceed as described in @ref"?

Gerald


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