[Comerrers] Welcome and proposal

Derrick J Brashear shadow@dementia.org
Thu, 9 May 2002 21:27:44 -0400 (EDT)

On 9 May 2002, Tim Showalter wrote:

> I would like to see fewer versions of com_err in the world.  (Cyrus
> ships with Ted's awk compile_et, but Derrick put configure tests in so
> it would use the system compile_et; the awk compile_et worked very well,
> but the random versions of com_err sometimes didn't.)

Actually, someone else (Rob Earhart) did it. 

And further back in the thread, Ted's proposal sounds workable to me.