user: Stephen J. Turnbull <stephen(a)xemacs.org>
date: Sat Aug 02 02:43:19 2008 -0700
Improve package documentation.
diff -r 6b0000935adc3f79cb189350d6014d4b4aff734e -r
--- a/INSTALL Sat Jul 26 13:50:27 2008 +0300
+++ b/INSTALL Sat Aug 02 02:43:19 2008 -0700
＠＠ -1,7 +1,7 ＠＠ XEmacs Installation Guide
XEmacs Installation Guide
Copyright (c) 1994, 1995, 1996 Board of Trustees, University of Illinois
-Copyright (c) 1994-1999, 2003 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
+Copyright (c) 1994-1999, 2003, 2008 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
Permission is granted to anyone to make or distribute verbatim copies
of this document as received, in any medium, provided that the
＠＠ -61,11 +61,13 ＠＠ PACKAGE SYSTEM
-The file README.packages contain information vital to have a fully
+The FAQ sections 1.7 and 2.1 contain information vital to have a fully
working XEmacs. It includes a description of available packages, and
how to bootstrap XEmacs from a minimal or a complete set of packages.
This information was not included in this file only because it is too
-large for this terse INSTALL. Please read README.packages now!
+large for this terse INSTALL. The FAQ is available in Texinfo format
+in man/xemacs-faq.texi, as an Info file once you build XEmacs, and
+online at http://www.xemacs.org/Documentation/21.5/html/xemacs-faq_1.html
＠＠ -794,8 +796,8 ＠＠ remove the files that `configure' create
remove the files that `configure' created (so you can compile XEmacs
for a different configuration), type `make distclean'.
+READ THE FAQ
＠＠ -803,8 +805,8 ＠＠ PROBLEMS
The most common problem is that you forgot to read and follow the
-directions in README.packages. You can not have a normal XEmacs
-without downloading some additional packages.
+directions for installing bootstrap packages in the FAQ. You can not
+have a normal XEmacs without downloading some additional packages.
See the file PROBLEMS in this directory for a list of various problems
sometimes encountered, and what to do about them. PROBLEMS is also
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