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Re: Cleaning up bash releases at first directory level

From: Andreas Kusalananda Kähäri
Subject: Re: Cleaning up bash releases at first directory level
Date: Mon, 20 Mar 2023 23:27:44 +0100

On Mon, Mar 20, 2023 at 09:41:41PM +0000, uzibalqa wrote:
> I would much value that tho bash manual includes a chapter about installing  
> new version.  For instance I need to use some new feature from "Bash 5.2" but 
> looking at the bash tree, there are a lot of files.
> In Emacs for instance, one would find a limited number of files at the first 
> directory level.  It is easy to understand because one will find only the 
> important parts for users.  Basically readme, install, autogen, configure, 
> changelogs, copying, 
> Not so for Bash 5.2.  Where at the first directory level one is barraged with 
> a multitude of source files, rather than sticking with the ones needed for 
> installation only.  I would appreciate if things would be cleaned up.

There is one called "INSTALL".  Did you see it?  Like for most GNU-like
source distributions, it contains installation instructions.

Andreas (Kusalananda) Kähäri
SciLifeLab, NBIS, ICM
Uppsala University, Sweden


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