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+Use one or more --verbose options to see details about its progress.
Once done, proceed as described in the file README (section
-Normally you will have to run bootstrap only once. However, if you
-intend to hack on Dico, you might need to run it again later. In
-this case, you will probably want to save some time and bandwidth by
-avoiding downloading the same files again. If so, create in the project's
-root directory a file named `.bootstrap' with the following
- --gnulib-srcdir=$HOME/gnulib
-Replace `$HOME/gnulib' with the actual directory where the Gnulib
-sources reside.
For more information about `bootstrap', run `bootstrap --help'.
* Debugging
-To debug dictd, use the following command:
+To debug dicod, use the following command:
- libtool --mode execute gdb dictd
+ libtool --mode execute gdb dicod
For debugging from Emacs run:
- M-x gdb RET gud-wrapper dictd RET
+ M-x gdb RET gud-wrapper dicod RET
(the script gud-wrapper is located in the ./utils subdirectory)
+* Adding new modules
+If you want to add a new module to Dico (e.g. named `foo'), run the
+following command from the Dico source tree topmost directory:
+ ./bootstrap --add foo
+This will create the directory modules/foo, populate it with the
+necessary files, and add the appropriate statements to
+and modules/ files.
+After running this command, change to the modules/foo directory and
+start hacking on your new module.
* Copyright information
-Copyright (C) 2008, 2010, 2012 Sergey Poznyakoff
+Copyright (C) 2008, 2010, 2012, 2016 Sergey Poznyakoff
Permission is granted to anyone to make or distribute verbatim copies
of this document as received, in any medium, provided that the

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