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Addition to README.riscos suggested by Nicholas

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@@ -8,7 +8,7 @@ README.riscos - Perl version 5 for RISC OS
=head1 DESCRIPTION
-This document give instructions for building Perl for RISC OS. It is
+This document gives instructions for building Perl for RISC OS. It is
complicated by the need to cross compile. There is a binary version of
perl available from L<http://www.cp15.org/perl/> which you may wish to
use instead of trying to compile it yourself.
@@ -34,6 +34,11 @@ Then, in the source to be cross compiled:
Select the riscos hint file. The default answers for the rest of the
questions are usually sufficient.
+Note that, if you wish to run Configure non-interactively (see the INSTALL
+document for details), to have it select the correct hint file, you'll
+need to provide the argument -Dhintfile=riscos on the Configure
+command-line.
+
=item
$ make miniperl
@@ -60,4 +65,3 @@ This will use miniperl to complete the rest of the build.
=head1 AUTHOR
Alex Waugh <alex@alexwaugh.com>
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