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Building instructions for alpha and CVS versions
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+This file is part of the mailfromd package.
+This document describes the actions needed to build the pre-release
+or CVS version of the package. See end of file for copying conditions.
+
+* Introduction
+
+This is a *pre-release* version, and not ready for production use yet.
+Please send comments and problem reports to <bug-mailfromd@gnu.org.ua>.
+
+If you have taken the sources from CVS you will need the following
+packages to build GNU tar. I don't make any extra effort to accommodate
+older versions of these packages, so please make sure that you have the
+latest stable version.
+
+- Automake <http://www.gnu.org/software/automake/>
+- Autoconf <http://www.gnu.org/software/autoconf/>
+- Bison <http://www.gnu.org/software/bison/>
+- Flex <http://flex.sourceforge.net/>
+- Gettext <http://www.gnu.org/software/gettext/>
+- Gnulib <http://www.gnu.org/software/gnulib/>
+- M4 <http://www.gnu.org/software/m4/>
+
+* Checking Out the Sources
+
+The following instructions apply if you wish to obtain sources from
+the CVS repository:
+
+To checkout the source tree from CVS, issue the following command:
+
+ cvs -d :pserver:anoncvs@puszcza.gnu.org.ua:/cvsroot/mailfromd co mailfromd
+
+ This will give you read-only access. If you think you need write access,
+contact the mailing list or the author.
+
+* Building
+
+1. Change to the source tree directory
+
+ cd mailfromd
+
+2. Populate the source tree with the necessary files from Gnulib. Run:
+
+ gnulib-tool --import argp obstack snprintf strtok_r
+
+(make sure gnulib-tool is in your path or supply its full file name).
+
+3. Link or copy src/daemon.c to lib:
+
+ ln src/daemon.c lib/
+
+4. Create the configuration framework:
+
+ autoreconf -i -f -s
+
+5. Configure and build the package as described in the documentation. See
+
+ http://mailfromd.software.gnu.org.ua/manual/html_node/Building
+
+
+* Copyright information:
+
+Copyright (C) 2006 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
+End:

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