Removing Source Tree in Ch 5 [Was Re: problem installing Installing Texinfo-4.0]

Tush tush at
Mon Mar 18 07:47:30 PST 2002

Gerard Beekmans wrote:

>On Sun, Mar 17, 2002 at 05:03:16PM -0500, Seth W. Klein wrote:
>I don't agree with adding that kind of stuff. It'll cause more grieve than
>is worth, especially if Glibc is removed and the installation didn't
>finish properly you notice afterwards. You can't rerun make install since
>you just removed the source tree. Sure you should look before you type
>something like that, but it's easy to miss.
>I think we'll just have to live with it. I'll make sure the note in the
>book is made more prominent.
I agree with Seth, and I think he only talked about removing the source 
tree in Chapter 5. Also, if we can use && to prevent deletion if any 
error occurs.


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