r2985 - in trunk/BOOK: introduction/welcome x/installing

igor at linuxfromscratch.org igor at linuxfromscratch.org
Sat Nov 20 08:22:00 PST 2004


Author: igor
Date: 2004-11-20 09:21:59 -0700 (Sat, 20 Nov 2004)
New Revision: 2985

Modified:
   trunk/BOOK/introduction/welcome/changelog.xml
   trunk/BOOK/x/installing/xorg.xml
Log:
Added a sed command to suppress Xorg messing with /etc, contributed by Anderson Lizardo.

Modified: trunk/BOOK/introduction/welcome/changelog.xml
===================================================================
--- trunk/BOOK/introduction/welcome/changelog.xml	2004-11-20 14:18:54 UTC (rev 2984)
+++ trunk/BOOK/introduction/welcome/changelog.xml	2004-11-20 16:21:59 UTC (rev 2985)
@@ -22,6 +22,10 @@
 
 <itemizedlist>
 
+<listitem><para>November 20th, 2004 [igor]: Added a sed command to
+suppress Xorg messing with /etc, contributed by Anderson
+Lizardo.</para></listitem>
+
 <listitem><para>November 20th, 2004 [igor]: Updated to LessTif-0.93.97
 and Xpdf-3.00pl1.</para></listitem>
 

Modified: trunk/BOOK/x/installing/xorg.xml
===================================================================
--- trunk/BOOK/x/installing/xorg.xml	2004-11-20 14:18:54 UTC (rev 2984)
+++ trunk/BOOK/x/installing/xorg.xml	2004-11-20 16:21:59 UTC (rev 2985)
@@ -151,6 +151,20 @@
 </note>
 </sect3>
 
+<sect3><title>Suppressing Xprint-related modification to <filename
+class="directory">/etc</filename></title>
+
+<para><application>Xorg</application> insists on putting 
+its boot and profile scripts into the <filename
+class="directory">/etc</filename> directory even if we specifically tell
+it not to compile anything Xprint server or client related (see
+<filename>host.def</filename> below). The following command will
+suppress any such modifications:</para>
+
+<screen><userinput><command>sed -i '/^SUBDIRS =/s/ etc$//' programs/Xserver/Xprint/Imakefile</command></userinput></screen>
+
+</sect3>
+
 <sect3><title>Setting Up a Shadow Directory</title>  
 <para>When building <application>Xorg</application>, you should create a shadow 
 directory of symbolic links for the compiled code.  To do that, first make 




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