[m-rev.] for review: Add a note about bootstrapping to the bottom of the downloads page.
jfischer at opturion.com
Wed Apr 17 11:59:34 AEST 2013
On Wed, Apr 17, 2013 at 11:56 AM, Paul Bone <paul at bone.id.au> wrote:
> Add a note about bootstrapping to the bottom of the
> As above.
> include/download.inc | 10 ++++++++++
> 1 file changed, 10 insertions(+)
> diff --git a/include/download.inc b/include/download.inc
> index a4c751a..a4d894d 100644
> --- a/include/download.inc
> +++ b/include/download.inc
> @@ -90,3 +90,13 @@ via github at
> +Note that you need Mercury installed in order to build Mercury from git.
> +In other words,
> +you must bootstrap using one of the source distributions above,
> +usually a recent release of the day is required for compatibility.
I would change the last bit to say that if you building the latest
revision from git
you should use the latest version of the source distribution; while
rotds may work, there is no guarantee that they will.
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