Source files?

Terry Reedy tjreedy at home.com
Fri Nov 2 15:05:37 CET 2001


> I didn't download a tarball.  I downloaded a .ext ("shield"), as the
> instructions said Windows (spit!) users should do.  I'll try
downloading
> the tarball.

Most Windows users have no interest in reading or facility to compile
the C sources, so they are left out of that binary distribution.
Saves bandwidth and disk space.  However, the sources are very much
available and worth perusing.

Terry J. Reedy






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