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From:
H.Merijn Brand
Date:
January 21, 2003 09:45
Subject:
Re: Something new for me ...
Message ID:
20030121184353.6B38.H.M.BRAND@hccnet.nl
On Tue 21 Jan 2003 18:40, Andy Dougherty <doughera@lafayette.edu> wrote:
> On Tue, 21 Jan 2003, H.Merijn Brand wrote:
> 
> > A proposed (and accepted and tested) Configure change made me change the
> > following:
> > 
> > .../metaconfig/U/modified> cp .../metaconfig/dist-3.0at70b/mcon/U/i_malloc.U .
> > --- modify it ---
> 
> That's fine and normal -- it's what the "modified" directory is for.
> 
> > .../metaconfig/U/modified> cd ../all
> > .../metaconfig/U/modified> ln -s ../modified/i_malloc.U .
> 
> That's odd.  I don't know what the purpose of the ../all directory is.

It was there when I started :)

To summarize, *adding* the file in /modified will do?

After that, regenerate Configure, and add the diff as a second patch

> I suspect it's not necessary.  I know I never used to have such a
> directory, and I don't have one now either (though I'm probably not
> completely up-to-date).
> 
> The one odd directory requirement is for the a_advisory/ directory, and
> that's explained in the README somewhere under the metaconfig branch.

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