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Re: [PATCH 01/12] Configury support for --enable-stack-protector.
- From: Joseph Myers <joseph at codesourcery dot com>
- To: Nix <nix at esperi dot org dot uk>
- Cc: <libc-alpha at sourceware dot org>, <carlos at redhat dot com>
- Date: Mon, 22 Feb 2016 18:03:48 +0000
- Subject: Re: [PATCH 01/12] Configury support for --enable-stack-protector.
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On Sun, 21 Feb 2016, Nix wrote:
> On 20 Feb 2016, Joseph Myers spake thusly:
> > Any patch adding a new configure option should also document it in
> > install.texi and regenerate INSTALL.
> Like this? (Assuming that using multiple @items in succession like that
> is sensible. If there's a better way to delineate possible options in a
> way that the reader can match up with the -fstack-protector options
> described below, please susgest it.)
You should use @itemx for the second and subsequent entries in such a
> (I haven't included the INSTALL regeneration here, because when I try to
> do it I end up with half of INSTALL getting re-word-wrapped, with
> massive numbers of spurious changes that have nothing to do with the
> stanza I've added. Is a particular version of texinfo required for this
> to work?)
Carlos recently changed <https://sourceware.org/glibc/wiki/Regeneration>
to say texinfo 6.0 (but it was the change from 4 to 5 that caused big
changes in the output).
Joseph S. Myers