Prerequisite skills

M. Leo Cooper thegrendel at
Fri Sep 27 23:07:01 PDT 2002

On 27 Sep 2002, Ken Dyke wrote:

> I have now read the Building and Installing Software Packages HOWTO.  It
> is dated though holding up surprisingly well for a four year old
> document.  A reader needs to be pretty skillful to interpret the
> information there into today's milieu.  To point a newbie at such a
> document would be to turn them away from Linux as a whole.

Some months back, I realized that I no longer had the time or interest in
keeping the document updated. It is now in the hands of other maintainers.

I suggest directing your comments to the Linux Documentation Project
( concerning this.


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