Opened 14 years ago

Closed 12 years ago

#5339 closed enhancement (duplicate)

update README.txt to reflect what platforms we currently supporting building sage with

Reported by: William Stein Owned by: Michael Abshoff
Priority: major Milestone: sage-duplicate/invalid/wontfix
Component: distribution Keywords:
Cc: David Kirkby Merged in:
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comment:1 Changed 14 years ago by Michael Abshoff

Milestone: sage-3.4sage-3.4.1

Better luck in Sage 3.4.1.

Cheers,

Michael

comment:2 Changed 14 years ago by Michael Abshoff

This is also relevant (from David Kirkby):

Looking at the top level README.txt in sage-3.4.2.alpha0, there are a
couple of things about Solaris of note. The first is minor - the second
less so.

1) At one point its called Solaris, and another SOLARIS. After finding
'Solaris' at the top, I did a search (using vi as the editor) and found
little reference to it. Later I see the operating system referred to as
SOLARIS. It might be worth using the same case, or at least referring to
it as 'Solaris' in the 'SOLARIS' section, in case someone does a
case-sensitive search.

2) More importantly, one reads:
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    SOLARIS:
      It is reportedly possible, but not recommended yet (see below).
      A fully supported port is planned.
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But there is NOTHING below that point in the README.txt about Solaris -
despite the "see below" in there.

It would be worth either putting what information was planned about
Solaris in the README.txt, or making a 'Solaris.txt' with what
information is needed. Obviously a link to the tool chain would be worth
putting. 

comment:3 Changed 12 years ago by Mitesh Patel

Cc: David Kirkby added
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Should I close this as a "duplicate" of #9487?

comment:4 in reply to:  3 Changed 12 years ago by David Kirkby

Replying to mpatel:

Should I close this as a "duplicate" of #9487?

Yes, that seems reasonable. Technically #9487 is a duplicate of this, but there's more useful information on #9487. This has also at least partially been fixed by another ticket, so I would close it.

Dave

comment:5 Changed 12 years ago by Mitesh Patel

Milestone: sage-4.5.2sage-duplicate/invalid/wontfix
Resolution: duplicate
Status: newclosed
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