[m-dev.] Proposed installation profiles

Julien Fischer jfischer at opturion.com
Sun Oct 25 14:41:09 AEDT 2015

> Related question.
> Assuming we go with installation profiles.  Which profile should be the
> default.

I would say "base".

> I'm thinking of the scenario where a user doesn't read README or
> INSTALL (they should have).  And they do ./configure && make && make
> install.  What should they get?

Hmmm, well one option is that they could get the following error

     configure: error: please select an installation profile ...


> will they be surprised by the amount of time that make install takes?

That's a separate issue.


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