On Tue, 03 Aug 2004 18:30:25 +0200, Boris wrote in message
> Arnt Karlsen wrote:
> > On Mon, 02 Aug 2004 16:08:52 +0200, Boris wrote in message
> > <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>:
> >>A "short" message for Arnt !
> > ..Winston Churchill had a great way of having bureaucrats trim
> > their language; it had to be readable without glasses, from across
> > the room, on one sheet of paper, nailed to the wall. ;-)
> will have to send HTML mails out then, in order for the
> font size to be appropriate for you :-)
..naaa, try /usr/games/banner. ;-)
> Hope this one is short enough for you !
..see above. ;-)
> >>Hey, HOW about integrating the necessary functionality into
> >>FlightGear itself, then we'll have a graphical UI :-))
> > ..whenever pigs fly. Meanwhile, start with a set of shell scripts,
> > and hide them from those chicken Wintendo users who "clicks"
> > "Graphical Upgrade Wizard", and show real people what's
> > going on if they care to learn, it can run in the background,
> > it'll first need to drag home the deps and compile and set
> > them up, then FG itself.
> well, thanks for all these pointers to shell scripting howtos, but
> that shouldn't be the problem ;-)
..excellent, act on it. ;-)
> Actually, I rather consider the requirement for a GNU toolchain on
> windows (=>Cygwin) to be the problem - and that's what would be
> necessary in order for the shell stuff to work, hence Steven's
..ah, I dunno Wintendo, I only see people here use it on it.
> approach to use Perl for tardiff is certainly more convenient
..whatever does the job. Compilation of the patched source code?
> > ..that was a joke, with GNU tools on a Wintendo,
> > you don't need Winzip. ;-)
> _I_ know of course, but thinking of those folks who are not
> familiar with Cygwin it might indeed be a better way to
> use standard extensions that are by default recognized under
> windows - and if that's true for TGZ instead of TAR.GZ that's
> certainly worth to think about.
..shoot, FG is a meritocracy. ;-)
..med vennlig hilsen = with Kind Regards from Arnt... ;-)
...with a number of polar bear hunters in his ancestry...
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best case, worst case, and just in case.
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