cvs commit: ALFS/nALFS/doc/hackers_guide/chapter01 distro_tarballs.xml

kpfleming at kpfleming at
Sun Nov 9 13:29:25 PST 2003

kpfleming    03/11/09 14:29:25

  Modified:    nALFS/doc/hackers_guide/chapter01 distro_tarballs.xml
  update instructions to include --get-docs parameter to bootstrap script
  Revision  Changes    Path
  1.5       +12 -1     ALFS/nALFS/doc/hackers_guide/chapter01/distro_tarballs.xml
  Index: distro_tarballs.xml
  RCS file: /home/cvsroot/ALFS/nALFS/doc/hackers_guide/chapter01/distro_tarballs.xml,v
  retrieving revision 1.4
  retrieving revision 1.5
  diff -u -r1.4 -r1.5
  --- distro_tarballs.xml	5 Nov 2003 02:57:12 -0000	1.4
  +++ distro_tarballs.xml	9 Nov 2003 21:29:25 -0000	1.5
  @@ -7,13 +7,24 @@
  +<listitem><para>Check out a clean copy of the nALFS repository. Using an
  +existing copy, especially one that has been configured and used as a build
  +tree, can potentially cause errors in the <command>make dist</command> process.</para></listitem>
   <listitem><para>Edit <filename>bootstrap.configure</filename>, and modify the line
   starting with AC_INIT to reflect the version number
   that you want the distribution to be given (replace "CVS" with your desired version number). Do not commit this change to the CVS
   repository, as the CVS version should always report its version number as
  -<listitem><para>Run <command>sh ./bootstrap</command>.</para></listitem>
  +<listitem><para>Run <command>sh ./bootstrap --get-docs</command>. This command
  +will create the configure script and Makefile (as is normally done with a CVS
  +checkout), but will also download, extract and rename the documentation files
  +that will be included in the tarball. These files include the DTD (the current
  +CVS version), the syntax document describing the DTD, the user's guide and
  +the hacker's guide. The latter three documents are currently downloaded from
  +James Robertson's home directory on the LFS server, but see the URL_BASE
  +variable in the bootstrap script to change the download source.</para></listitem>
   <listitem><para>Run <command>./configure</command> specifying any
   parameters your system needs to complete the configuration process.</para></listitem>

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