Thanks, Soren. I'll take a look and get back with you.
Soren A wrote:
> For improvement of the documentation.
> Attached is a patch to the CVS HEAD branch "source" for the MinGW FAQ
> file that adds information about using /usr/local/bin with MSYS, the
> /etc/fstab file (what it is for and how not to have it crash MSYS) and a
> couple misc. other corrections.
> Patch created with `diff -C 5' of mingwfaq.shtml.orig against
> mingwfaq.shtml, where 'mingwfaq.shtml.orig' obviously is the CVS source.
> I don't know to whom for sure to direct it to -- Earnie? Luke? Someone
> else? -- so I will just post it.
> Heck, it's a start. There sure is a lot of work to be done. Both Cygwin and
> MINGW/MSYS are *tremendously* handicapped AFA user ease, by the dearth of
> sufficiently detailed setup information on the respective Websites. For
> example, there's nothing on the MinGW website that even mentions
> /usr/local/bin or explains why it is being referenced in MSYS'
> /etc/profile. I am not accusing Earnie or anyone else of doing things
> wrong, just emphasizing that I HOPE my experience in Cygwin, where I
> submitted a detailed Web page rewrite but it was rejected for SILLY
> reasons, won't be repeated here.
> A little grouchy, it's late and i've been working hard. At such moments,
> bad memories always appear like phantoms to haunt me.
> Soren A
From: Soren A <soren_andersen@fa...> - 2003-01-20 22:04:11
Earnie Boyd <earnie_boyd@...> wrote around 12 Dec 2002
> Thanks, Soren. I'll take a look and get back with you.
> Soren A wrote:
>> For improvement of the documentation.
>> Attached is a patch to the CVS HEAD branch "source" for the MinGW FAQ
>> file that adds information about using /usr/local/bin with MSYS, the
>> /etc/fstab file (what it is for and how not to have it crash MSYS) and a
>> couple misc. other corrections.
Soooooooo, Earnie, is the process of looking over the additional FAQ
material coming along OK? Can I help with any explanations, edits, etc?
"So, tell me, my little one-eyed one, on what poor, pitiful,
defenseless planet has my MONSTROSITY been unleashed?"
- Dr. Jumba, Disney's "Lilo & Stitch"