patch description missing for gcc

Rui Ferreira ruifmferreira at
Sat Oct 19 15:08:13 PDT 2002

From: "Timothy Bauscher" <timothy at>
To: <lfs-dev at>
Sent: Saturday, October 19, 2002 10:43 PM
Subject: Re: patch description missing for gcc

> On Sat, Oct 19, 2002 at 09:27:48PM +0100, Rui Ferreira wrote:
> > > Yes. I would like to see the book use separate, uncompressed,
> > > well-described patches.
> >
> > But not a lecture on C programming...
> That depends on who is reading the book. A programmer might
> like to see a detailed explanation of the problem. I see no
> reason why the book couldn't *link* to content for such people,
> even if the link merely pointed to a thread in the archives.

Maybe I've chosen the wrong words (let me try retarded speech):
Explaining the problem, yes; explaining how C works, no.

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