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[svn:parrot] r33765 - trunk

From:
coke
Date:
December 10, 2008 07:35
Subject:
[svn:parrot] r33765 - trunk
Message ID:
20081210153528.D59BCCBA89@x12.develooper.com
Author: coke
Date: Wed Dec 10 07:35:27 2008
New Revision: 33765

Modified:
   trunk/README

Log:
[docs] Cleanup the readme a bit to track change mailing lists, websites, build features, and the dangers (and futility) of "make install"

Simplify the make discussion a bit, since we already programmatically have that in Configure.pl.



Modified: trunk/README
==============================================================================
--- trunk/README	(original)
+++ trunk/README	Wed Dec 10 07:35:27 2008
@@ -59,14 +59,8 @@
 
 The file "myconfig" has an overview of configure settings.
 
-Next, run make:
-
-For UNIX like systems that come with its own make, 'gmake' should be
-used.  (On most Linux systems, this is the default make.)
-
-On Windows systems, use 'nmake'.
-
-On other systems, just try 'make'.
+Next, run make. (Configure.pl will tell you which version of make it
+recommends for your system.)
 
 Now, the interpreter should build.  If you are building the ICU library
 (this is the default on most systems), you need to use GNU make instead
@@ -77,9 +71,8 @@
 you may have to delete the installed version of parrot before building a new
 one. Our apologies.
 
-You can test parrot by running
-
-    make test         (or nmake test or gmake test)
+You can test parrot by running "make test". You can run the tests in parallel
+with "make TEST_JOBS=3 test".
 
 You can run the full test suite with
 
@@ -94,6 +87,7 @@
 
 This installs a bunch of files in /usr/local. The parrot executable is in
 /usr/local/bin.   Please note that this feature is currently experimental.
+(It's so experimental that you have to read the directions it gives you.)
 
 If you want to install Parrot into a non-standard location use:
 
@@ -127,12 +121,15 @@
 MAILING LISTS
 -------------
 
-The mailing list for parrot is parrot-porters.  Subscribe by sending mail to
-parrot-porters-subscribe@perl.org. It is archived at
+The mailing list for parrot is parrot-dev@parrot.org. Subscribe by 
+filling out the form at http://lists.parrot.org/mailman/listinfo/parrot-dev
+It is archived at http://lists.parrot.org/pipermail/parrot-dev/
+
+The old development list is archived at
 http://www.nntp.perl.org/group/perl.perl6.internals
 and available via NNTP at nntp://nntp.perl.org/perl.perl6.internals
 
-You can also read the list via Google Groups at
+You can also read the (old) list via Google Groups at
 http://groups-beta.google.com/group/perl.perl6.internals
 
 FEEDBACK, PATCHES, etc.
@@ -144,11 +141,14 @@
 WEB SITES
 ---------
 
-The following web sites have all the Parrot information you need:
-    http://www.parrotcode.org/
-    http://www.perlfoundation.org/parrot/
+The following web sites have all the information you need about Parrot:
+    http://www.parrot.org/
+    http://trac.parrot.org/
+    http://www.parrotblog.org/
+
+And Perl6:
+    http://rakudo.org/
     http://dev.perl.org/perl6/
-    http://bugs6.perl.org/perl6/
     http://pugscode.org/
 
 Have fun,



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