Joerg Mayer jmayer at
Sun Feb 18 15:14:49 CST 2001

As I have to build the winedocs successfully, there's a fixme on how
to build them. Someone willing to fill in?


Joerg Mayer                                          <jmayer at>
I found out that "pro" means "instead of" (as in proconsul). Now I know
what proactive means.
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	Add information about prebuilt documenation packages in
	other-than-sgml form.

Index: wine/ANNOUNCE
RCS file: /home/wine/wine/ANNOUNCE,v
retrieving revision 1.44
diff -u -r1.44 ANNOUNCE
--- wine/ANNOUNCE	2001/02/16 22:44:01	1.44
+++ wine/ANNOUNCE	2001/02/18 20:54:00
@@ -23,6 +23,10 @@
+These locations also hold pre-built documentation packages in various
+formats: wine-doc-html.tar.gz, wine-doc-txt.tar.gz, wine-doc.pdf.gz and
 It should also be available from any other site that mirrors
 For more download locations, see
Index: wine/README
RCS file: /home/wine/wine/README,v
retrieving revision 1.20
diff -u -r1.20 README
--- wine/README	2001/01/24 19:37:13	1.20
+++ wine/README	2001/02/18 20:54:00
@@ -88,6 +88,9 @@
 Bison will work as a replacement for yacc. If you are
 using RedHat or Debian, install the flex and bison packages.
+In case you want to build the documentation yourself, you'll also
+need (FIXME: to be done).
 In case you chose to not use wineinstall, run the following commands
@@ -121,6 +124,9 @@
 will install the wine executable, the Wine man page, and a few other
 needed files.
+In case, you want to build the documentation, you should do
+"cd documentation; make".
 Wine requires a configuration file named wine.conf. Its default
 location is /usr/local/etc, but you can supply a different name when
 configuring wine by using the --prefix or --sysconfdir options to
@@ -196,8 +202,8 @@
 	Go to for more information.
 If you add something, or fix a bug, please send a patch ('diff -u'
-format preferred) to julliard at for inclusion in the next
+format preferred) to julliard at or the wine-patches at
+mailinglist for inclusion in the next release.
 Alexandre Julliard
Index: wine/documentation/
RCS file: /home/wine/wine/documentation/,v
retrieving revision 1.24
diff -u -r1.24
--- wine/documentation/	2001/02/14 21:41:11	1.24
+++ wine/documentation/	2001/02/18 20:54:08
@@ -318,7 +318,9 @@
 can be obtained via FTP from in the 
 /pub/Linux/ALPHA/Wine/development directory.  The releases are in the 
 format 'Wine-yyyymmdd.tar.gz', or 'Wine-yyyymmdd.diff.gz' for the diff's 
-from the previous release.
+from the previous release. The same directory holds the pre-built
+contents of the documenation in various formats (wine-doc...)
 The latest snapshot of the code may be obtained via CVS.  For information
 on how to do this, please see

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