Mail Archives: djgpp/2003/06/03/00:22:02

Date: Tue, 03 Jun 2003 07:21:14 +0300
From: "Eli Zaretskii" <eliz AT elta DOT co DOT il>
Sender: halo1 AT zahav DOT net DOT il
To: djgpp AT delorie DOT com
Message-Id: <>
X-Mailer: emacs 21.3.50 (via feedmail 8 I) and Blat ver 1.8.9
In-reply-to: <> (message from CBFalconer on Mon, 02
Jun 2003 16:00:25 GMT)
Subject: Re: indent upgrade
References: <3EDB22ED DOT 188CC8A3 AT yahoo DOT com> <bbfd2s$6i3$1 AT nets3 DOT rz DOT RWTH-Aachen DOT DE> <3EDB680B DOT 9CCD0841 AT yahoo DOT com>
Reply-To: djgpp AT delorie DOT com
Errors-To: nobody AT delorie DOT com
X-Mailing-List: djgpp AT delorie DOT com
X-Unsubscribes-To: listserv AT delorie DOT com

> From: CBFalconer <cbfalconer AT yahoo DOT com>
> Newsgroups: comp.os.msdos.djgpp
> Date: Mon, 02 Jun 2003 16:00:25 GMT
> The .lineno file existed after the run, with 0 bytes.  It was
> running under W98.  I have no intention of learning all about
> everything just to port indent.
> I hope somebody with the appropriate pre-knowledge will take it on
> and upgrade the DJGPP port.

It's doable.  It's not rocket science, believe me.  It's just a
question of how determined you are to make it happen.

If you still want to give it a try, I suggest to download the source
distributions of a couple of DJGPP ports of other GNU packages, like
Texinfo or Textutils, and look at the files in the djgpp/
subdirectory.  You will see that a batch file, usually called
config.bat or some such, is used to edit (with Sed) the configure
script in order to avoid pitfals that fail it on DOS/Windows systems,
and then the edited script is run by Bash.  It's quite possible that
you can simply copy the files in the djgpp/ subdirectory, with minimal
modifications, and use that to do the job.

Good luck (you will need it!)

- Raw text -

  webmaster     delorie software   privacy  
  Copyright 2019   by DJ Delorie     Updated Jul 2019