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Re: MACHINES, FEATURES, etc.
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- From: Vin Shelton <acs@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- To: Peter Stephenson <p.stephenson@xxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: MACHINES, FEATURES, etc.
- Date: Wed, 30 May 2018 09:45:11 -0400
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I spotted a minor typo: comiple. Also, I recommend including a date to
give more substance to the phrase: "At the time of writing".
On Wed, May 30, 2018 at 9:26 AM, Peter Stephenson <p.stephenson@xxxxxxxxxxx>
> On Tue, 29 May 2018 09:34:55 +0100
> Peter Stephenson <p.stephenson@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > MACHINES is never going to be complete, because we're relying on
> > reports of problems from the field, but it is intended to be accurate
> > and useful, which it isn't at the moment. It could probably be
> > truncated to a note saying it's a placeholder for reports of issues
> > in installation that need to be worked around --- which do get
> > reported now and then --- and a request for updates.
> Here's a possible short version --- I've included the entire file.
> It's largely to encourage people to report problems they find
> (though usually configuration problems we find out about tend
> to get fixed). I'm assuming the OS-specific information that was there
> is too ancient to be of any use.
> I deleted a paragraph about upgrading gcc with the OS as it's irrelevant
> if gcc comes with the distribution and the days of needing to install
> gcc separately are largely numbered. I also changed the set of machines
> I think are "reasonably well covered" nowadays.
> ZSH ON SPECIFIC ARCHITECTURES
> This file is to record difficulties in compiling and installing zsh on
> specific architectures.
> The information in this list may be out of date, as the developers do
> not have access to all machines. In general, GNU/Linux distributions
> and BSD derivatives including MacOS are reasonably well covered.
> At the time of writing zsh is believed to comiple on all up-to-date
> Unix-like operating systems. Please let us know of any exceptions.
> The intended format of entries is thus:
> Vendor: OS & version (hardware type) [zsh version tried]
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