New package installation page format

Don Smith don_smith at att.net
Thu Jan 2 11:04:13 PST 2003


James Robertson wrote:
> 
> Gerard Beekmans wrote:
> > On January 1, 2003 09:42 am, Anderson Lizardo wrote:
> >> Next, configure the Makefiles of Glibc.
> >
> > This doens't always work either, often it's not just Makefiles that are
> > configured but the entire package including source code, header files
> > and so on.
> >
> > Maybe 'prepare' is a better term (prepare the package (by running the
> > configure script))
> 
> How about "Prepare for Compilation" or "Package Configuration"
> 

Or "Next, prepare Glibc for building".

To get a little further away from tech speak,
"Next, tell the make system where to install glibc and what features to
include"

Oh, and remove "configuration" later by saying "During this stage you
will see the following warning:"

Don
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