make check discussion

Jeremy Huntwork jeremy at
Thu Jun 17 06:49:46 PDT 2004

On Thursday 17 June 2004 03:53 am, Bruce Dubbs wrote:
> I've finally gotten through glibc in chapter 6 with no errors.  As
> I'm reading the book, however, it seems that the location of the
> discussion of make check errors is in the wrong place.  They're
> mostly in Chapter 5 where the instructions say don't do it.  In
> Chapter 6, the instructions say to run the checks, but then point
> back to Chapter 5 for discussion.
> It seems to me that the discussion should be where  the checks are
> recommended (i.e., Chapter 6) and the pointers to the discussion
> should be in Chapter 5 where is says "You can do it, but we don't
> recommend it."
>   -- Bruce

I agree.  The current setup is awkward.

Jeremy Huntwork

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