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Re: [COLD] minimal db

daemon@ATHENA.MIT.EDU (Mon May 5 11:17:14 1997 )

Date: Mon, 5 May 1997 09:10:26 -0600 (MDT)
From: Brandon Gillespie <brandon@cold.org>
To: "Jon A. Lambert" <jlsysinc@ix.netcom.com>
cc: Jess Regal <regal@netline.net>, ColdC ML <coldstuff@cold.org>
In-Reply-To: <199705050058.TAA20087@dfw-ix10.ix.netcom.com>

On Sun, 4 May 1997, Jon A. Lambert wrote:
> > I've downloaded the minimal.db onto a windows 95 system...i don't know
> > what the makedb thing did in unix, but i was directed by someone to use
> > copy source+source+source command type thing. so i did, appended the
> > .cdc files together into textdump, run coldcc..get an error. "Text dump
> > ended inside method definition.!" go figure..so i try the copy again,
> > redownloaded the file, finally i tried just compiling the .cdc
> > files...same message..is it something to do with WinZip? is there
> > something else in that makedb file/command that i missed? Any help would
> > be appreciated.
> Hmm, try 'copy /b source + source + source textdump'
> Also, make sure you don't have an extra plus between source and textdump

Make absolutely _sure_ you copy the source files in the correct order. 
There should be an INDEX file which gives the correct order. 

However, this would not be the cause of your 'textdump ends in a method'
error.  That is likely something to do with DOS.

BTW, are you sure Minimal DB is what you want?  Its MINIMAL, no VR, no
login, _nothing_.  It just includes a skeleton system/perms/network set of

-Brandon Gillespie