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Re: Building from CVS

From: Karl Berry
Subject: Re: Building from CVS
Date: Tue, 12 Feb 2008 18:33:31 -0600

    grep doesn't use gnulib. 
It should (one way or another), but admittedly that is a different story
and presumably not one for this release.

    (I can't see that the config.* files are ever modified either.)

grep, like all GNU packages, should use the latest released config.*
files whenever a new distribution is made.  Ditto texinfo.tex.

Also, I note that the license texts in grep.texi are out of date.  It
would be better to use fdl.texi.  Tony, I'll try to send you a patch for

    Are there any other grep-specific problems that could arise? 

Nothing truly grep-specific comes to mind.

    Can you point me to the discussion on the autoconf list, please?

Sorry, I can't exhume it now.  This was years ago, and no particularly
useful conclusion was reached anyway (that I recall).


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