Unable to compile GCC-4.4.3, Pass 1

Chris Staub chris at beaker67.com
Fri Mar 26 19:00:03 PDT 2010


On 03/26/2010 09:22 PM, Simon Geard wrote:
>
> Well, if we're seeing people being confused by what 'source directory'
> refers to in this case, it's probably worth trying to clarify it a
> little. Even a single-word change like the following might help:
>
>      "The GCC documentation recommends building GCC outside
>      of it's source directory in a dedicated build directory."
>
>
> To me, replacing "the" with "it's" makes is much clearer that it refers
> to GCC's source directory, not to the higher-level one containing the
> tarballs.
>
> Simon.
>

Well, I still don't agree that the way it is now is confusing (unless 
you're reading too much into it), but I guess "its" (and that's "its" 
not "it's") is technically a bit more accurate anyway, so may as well 
change it.



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