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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-05-26 08:57:23

Jonathan Wakely <cow_at_[hidden]> writes:

> On Wed, May 25, 2005 at 07:18:46PM -0400, David Abrahams wrote:
>> Caleb Epstein <caleb.epstein_at_[hidden]> writes:
>> > Admittedly there should be example command lines for vc-7_1 etc and
>> > not just gcc.
>> Can you suggest where we should show those examples? There are quite
>> a few toolsets! Maybe in the table?
> Maybe the example should feature VC, since the VC users are the ones
> likely to be least familiar and least comfortable with a command line
> tool and figuring out the right options.

I agree that will help a very large proportion of the users.

> Unix users are used to scouring man pages to determine the right set
> of cryptic flags and switches, so tailor it to the users who need
> the most hand-holding with the command-line process.

Not a bad idea. Patches are welcome, BTW.

Dave Abrahams
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