[rfk-dev] robotfindskitten... updates? huh?

Ryan Finnie ryan at finnie.org
Tue Nov 27 19:50:14 PST 2007

On Nov 27, 2007 2:33 PM, Ryan Finnie <ryan at finnie.org> wrote:
> On Nov 27, 2007 12:40 PM, Leonard Richardson <leonardr at segfault.org> wrote:
> > 1.4142135 is about sqrt(2). I'm guessing Nick chose that number,
> > probably inspired by my original version number of 1600000.3.
> >
> > So, for a new version, I recommend picking another number arbitrarily.
> If this were a new version with new functionality, I would say a
> completely different number would be warranted.  But since it's
> basically a tarball cleanup, I like the idea of going to sqrt(3).
> 1.7320508.406 it is.

BEHOLD: http://www.finnie.org/software/devel/robotfindskitten/robotfindskitten-1.7320508.406.tar.gz

Nov 27 2007 Ryan Finnie <ryan at finnie.org>
        * Updated the autoconf/automake system
        * Added a manpage (originally written by CrackMonkey)
        * Removed Debian-specific infrastructure
        * A few small doc changes

The tarball is over 100K bigger, but that's all "configure" being a
hog, nothing you can really do about that.  I have tested on a variety
of Linux and BSD systems (RH 7.2/7.3, Debian woody/sarge/etch/sid,
FreeBSD 4.9/4.11/6.1) without problem.  OpenBSD/NetBSD/Solaris may be
worth testing too.

So test away!  Remember, robotfindskitten itself shouldn't be any
different.  The only user-visisble change should be a manpage being
installed with "make install".


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