Mail Archives: djgpp-workers/2003/02/02/09:24:27

Date: Sun, 2 Feb 2003 16:20:42 +0200 (IST)
From: Eli Zaretskii <eliz AT is DOT elta DOT co DOT il>
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To: Charles Sandmann <sandmann AT clio DOT rice DOT edu>
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Subject: Re: symify docs
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On Sun, 2 Feb 2003, Charles Sandmann wrote:

> (I may get OK at this yet):

You are almost there ;-)

> Specify source path as @var{source-path} to find source files used to
> build this image.  The source path can also be set as an environment 
> variable @var{FSDBPATH}, but the command line option will override the

Environment variables should have the @env markup.  @var is not for 
variables, but for things that stand for something else.  E.g., 
@var{source-path} stand for the path that FSDB should search for source 
files.  By contrast, FSDBPATH is a name of a variable that stands for 
itself.  So @var is inappropriate for it.  The same is true for `errno' 
(another ``popular'' mistake)--not that you used it in this case.

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