[Top][All Lists]

[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

[bug #58794] Missing INSTALL file in GNU Make 4.3 archive

From: anonymous
Subject: [bug #58794] Missing INSTALL file in GNU Make 4.3 archive
Date: Tue, 21 Jul 2020 02:18:01 -0400 (EDT)
User-agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; Ubuntu; Linux x86_64; rv:78.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/78.0


                 Summary: Missing INSTALL file in GNU Make 4.3 archive
                 Project: make
            Submitted by: None
            Submitted on: Tue 21 Jul 2020 06:17:59 AM UTC
                Severity: 3 - Normal
              Item Group: Documentation
                  Status: None
                 Privacy: Public
             Assigned to: None
             Open/Closed: Open
         Discussion Lock: Any
       Component Version: 4.3
        Operating System: Any
           Fixed Release: None
           Triage Status: None



Hi all,

Thanks for the great work with GNU Make!

I wanted to point out a small problem with GNU Make 4.3's documentation. When
building from source using http://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/make/make-4.3.tar.gz , I
wanted to do things right and read the README to get installation
instructions. The README does not contain these but says:

For source distribution building and installation instructions, see the file

However, I can't find a file called INSTALL in the archive. I fell back to
doing ./configure, make, make install as usual and that worked fine. But I
think it would be good to include the INSTALL file! Apologies if I am being
dense and just didn't find this file.



Reply to this item at:


  Message sent via Savannah

reply via email to

[Prev in Thread] Current Thread [Next in Thread]