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Re: lynx-dev (patch) INSTALLATION

From: Philip Webb
Subject: Re: lynx-dev (patch) INSTALLATION
Date: Thu, 25 Nov 1999 19:39:04 -0500 (EST)

991125 Doug Kaufman wrote: 
> On Thu, 25 Nov 1999, Philip Webb wrote:
>> below is a patch to tidy up & clarify `General Configuration Instructions
>> (all ports)' in INSTALLATION; i hope it doesn't change any content.
>> please read it from the point of view of Joe User or Jill Sysadmin,
>> who are approaching Lynx for the first time.
> Thanks. This generally looks good. See a few suggestions below.
>> +  If you are using configure (e.g. with UNIX or Cygwin), you don't strictly
>> +  need to make any changes in  userdefs.h , but it is wise to check there
>> +  to make sure e.g. that the location of  lynx.cfg  is correctly defined.
> The location of lynx.cfg should be set with --libdir= option to the
> configure script. The location can be checked in lynx_cfg.h after
> configure has run, if necessary. As far as I know, the location won't
> be written to userdefs.h.

yes, i thought that was a bit weak.
>> +Step 4.  News for UNIX and VMS.
> and DOS and WIN32. Are there any platforms where this doesn't apply?

that was taken straight from the existing version.

i'll send an amended patch after seeing all responses.

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