help wanted for translating a hint into XML

Mark Hymers markh at
Tue Sep 4 15:59:40 PDT 2001

On Tue, 04, Sep, 2001 at 11:07:12PM +0200, Henning Rohde wrote:
> sorry, I meant the command 'yes "" | make pending patches', both times.
> Could you correct it?
Yep.  I've done it.

> The error occured because I had to alter the install-instructions 
> according to the new release (1.2.2 -> 1.2.3). I committed the changes 
> to the iptables-exp.xml, but forgot to update the actual iptables-inst.xml.
> Sorry, won't happen again!	;-)
No problem at all.
> > Other than that - the only thing, which I have to say to the whole list
> > is - can you please wrap lines to 80 characters except in special
> > circumstances.  This can be done in vim by inserting the following in
> > your .vimrc:
> > 
> > set columns=80
> > set wrapmargin=8
> > 
> Hmm, I did it like it was purposely, but if that's unwanted, I will do 
> better for the future.
Yeah - we try to stick to 80 column width because it makes it easier to
edit for the editors.
> Hmm, I would like to ask for suggestions how to transfer the rest of the 
> iptables-hint into BLFS.
> Is there already any outline how the Book could incorporate this topic, 
> the current structure doesn't mention it?
Heh - no sooner said than done!  I was fleshing out the XML today
anyways.  Have a look in Chapter 6.  The relevant xml file is in
If you want to use more than one xml file, then that's fine.  Just let
me know what you want.



Mark Hymers					 BLFS Project Leader
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