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Re: how to build GNU make from scratch ?

On Fri, 24 Oct 2003, Christopher Faylor wrote:

> On Fri, Oct 24, 2003 at 04:58:21PM -0400, Igor Pechtchanski wrote:
> >On Fri, 24 Oct 2003, Christopher Faylor wrote:
> >
> >> On Fri, Oct 24, 2003 at 10:10:00AM +0200, J?rg Schaible wrote:
> >> >Heiko Nardmann wrote on Friday, October 24, 2003 8:24 AM:
> >> >> On Freitag, 24. Oktober 2003 08:07, Bobby McNulty Junior wrote:
> >> >>> I just configured Make 3.80 in a seperate directory.
> >> >>> I made on called "o" in the root of the source code and configured.
> >> >>> Looks promising, as long as you are using the latest tools. Cygwin
> >> >>> B20 won't configure this way, if that is what you are using.
> >> >>>
> >> >>
> >> >> What is Cygwin B20 in difference to what I normally get by setup.exe
> >> >> ???
> >> >
> >> >B20 was the unbelievable, awesome and complete Cygwin release, that
> >> >could have anwered any questions, including the question for 42.  But
> >> >they nuked it just before it was ready to give *that* answer ...
> >>
> >> That was when I joined as project manager, or rather was replaced by a
>                                                  rather was put into office by the
> >> shady government organization that ousted poor Geoff Noer.  Nowadays, I
> >> just send out release after substandard release of cygwin, chuckling
> >> evily and stroking the stuffed remains of my dead cat "Bitsy".
> >>
> >> As far as 42 is concer
> >
> >My Windows crashed while reading your message, and I blame you!  How do
> >you DO that?!  I bet it wouldn't have happened had I been running B20!
> There is no B20!  I have eliminated all copies of it.  You *must* use
> 1.5.5!  There will be no discussion on this.  It is all off-topic.
> In fact, I think I don't like the name "Igor", so that is off-topic,
> too.  You are no longer allowed to use your name in this mailing list.
> Shush!  Aht!  No.  Sssh!
> Don't make me make the term "Please do not send private email" off-topic,
> too.  I will if you keep provoking me!
> cgf

Down with the tyranny of CGF!  For those interested, I have stashed my
own, super-private copy of B20 at the address below.  Please keep this
information in strict confidence -- I shudder to think what would happen
should CGF find out.  You can download B20 at <http:/

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