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Re: Missing checks in configure

From: Werner LEMBERG
Subject: Re: Missing checks in configure
Date: Sat, 21 Jun 2008 19:23:17 +0200 (CEST)

> > Hmm.  I think the test for FontForge should be removed from the
> > configure script (and the documentation updated accordingly) --
> > it's also not needed for compiling a released package.
> I suspect most people who compile Lily do it from the git sources,
> don't they?

Well, those guys should definitely know what they have to do, by
looking into the INSTALL.itely file[1].  LilyPond versions are
released about once a week or so -- there's really no need for Joe
User to directly use the git sources.


[1] IMHO we should add a file `INSTALL.git' to the top level directory
    which describes the necessary steps, together with a list of the
    required dependencies.  Read a texinfo source file is not that
    funny.  Alternatively, this file could contain a URL to the right

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