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+Copyright (C) 2011 Sergey Poznyakoff
+See the end of file for copying conditions.
+* Introduction
+This file contains brief information about configuring, testing
+and installing Grecs library. It is *not* intended as a replacement
+for the documentation, and is provided as a brief reference only.
+The complete documentation for Grecs is available in the
+doc/ subdirectory, both as a set of manpages and as texinfo
+documents. To access the latter without installing the package
+run `info -f doc/'. After the package is installed
+the documentation can be accessed by running `info grecs'.
+An online copy of the documentation in various formats is available
+* Overview
+Grecs is a library for parsing structured configuration files from
+C programs. A structured configuration file has hierarchical
+structure, with block statements enclosing lower-level
+statements. Such configurations files are used by many programs, such
+as, e.g. Bind or Dico.
+Grecs provides primitives for parsing such files into an internal
+tree-like structure and for basic operations on such structures. These
+operations include value lookups by keyword paths, traversing trees
+recursively, joining several trees together, reductions, etc.
+* Downloads
+New versions of Libgrecs are available for download from
+* Building
+The usual build rules apply:
+ ./configure [OPTIONS]
+ make
+ make install
+For generic installation instructions, including a discussion of
+available [OPTIONS], see the file INSTALL in this directory.
+* Bug reporting.
+Send bug reports to <>.
+* Copyright information:
+Copyright (C) 2011 Sergey Poznyakoff
+ Permission is granted to anyone to make or distribute verbatim copies
+ of this document as received, in any medium, provided that the
+ copyright notice and this permission notice are preserved,
+ thus giving the recipient permission to redistribute in turn.
+ Permission is granted to distribute modified versions
+ of this document, or of portions of it,
+ under the above conditions, provided also that they
+ carry prominent notices stating who last changed them.
+Local Variables:
+mode: outline
+paragraph-separate: "[ ]*$"
+version-control: never

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