"shouted down", "shot down", apologies

Christopher Faylor cgf@redhat.com
Wed Jun 27 21:59:00 GMT 2001

On Wed, Jun 27, 2001 at 08:05:03PM -0700, Michael A. Chase wrote:
>----- Original Message -----
>From: "Christopher Faylor" <cgf@redhat.com>
>To: <cygwin@cygwin.com>
>Sent: Wednesday, June 27, 2001 17:51
>Subject: Re: "shouted down", "shot down", apologies
>> On Wed, Jun 27, 2001 at 08:32:52PM -0400, Brian Keener wrote:
>> >Just some step by step instructions - sometimes it's better to be over
>> >detailed than to leave information out.  I can always skip what I
>> >already know - but if it's not there I have to ask someone.
>> Yes.  That's why I'm probably not the best person to be writing the
>> instructions.
>That's one of the areas I'd like to contribute in, once my company's
>disclaimer shakes loose.  It will be quite a while before I'm comfortable
>with gdb or the other troubleshooting tools.
>> One thing that happens is that occasionally the "powers that be" decide
>> to make a change in the top-level configure and make process and this
>> screws up cygwin.  I usually live only in the winsup directory and do
>> all of my builds there.  It is safer.
>On the other hand, until some poor schmuck does build from the top level,
>the problem goes undetected.

Not for long.  Someone from Red Hat will invariably find it.  I probably
build from the top level once a week or so, too.


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