r2701 - in trunk/BOOK: introduction/welcome pst/ps

randy at linuxfromscratch.org randy at linuxfromscratch.org
Wed Sep 1 09:10:20 PDT 2004

Author: randy
Date: 2004-09-01 10:10:18 -0600 (Wed, 01 Sep 2004)
New Revision: 2701

Added program descriptions to a2ps instructions

Modified: trunk/BOOK/introduction/welcome/changelog.xml
--- trunk/BOOK/introduction/welcome/changelog.xml	2004-09-01 06:42:01 UTC (rev 2700)
+++ trunk/BOOK/introduction/welcome/changelog.xml	2004-09-01 16:10:18 UTC (rev 2701)
@@ -24,8 +24,9 @@
 <listitem><para>September 1st, 2004 [randy]: Added sed command to 
 fix an LFS-6.0 build problem, modified existing sed commands to 
-in-place edits, added optional dependencies and enabled building 
-shared library to a2ps instructions.</para></listitem>
+in-place edits, added optional dependencies, enabled building 
+shared library and added program descriptions to a2ps 
 <listitem><para>August 31th, 2004 [igor]: Changed location of
 the CVS repository as suggested by FHS 2.3.</para></listitem>

Modified: trunk/BOOK/pst/ps/a2ps.xml
--- trunk/BOOK/pst/ps/a2ps.xml	2004-09-01 06:42:01 UTC (rev 2700)
+++ trunk/BOOK/pst/ps/a2ps.xml	2004-09-01 16:10:18 UTC (rev 2701)
@@ -103,6 +103,9 @@
 goes to <filename class="directory">/etc/a2ps</filename> instead of 
 <filename class="directory">/usr/etc</filename>.</para>
+<para><parameter>--enable-shared</parameter>: This switch enables building 
+the dynamic <filename class='libraryfile'>liba2ps</filename> library.</para> 
 <para><parameter>--with-medium=letter</parameter>: This switch changes
 the default paper format of A4 to letter. Installations that utilize A4
 would eliminate this switch.</para> 
@@ -132,18 +135,61 @@
 <para>The <application>a2ps</application> package 
-contains <command>a2ps</command> and filter data.</para>
+contains <command>a2ps</command>, <command>card</command>, 
+<command>composeglyphs</command>, <command>fixnt</command>, 
+<command>fixps</command>, <command>ogonkify</command>, 
+<command>pdiff</command>, <command>psmandup</command>, 
+<command>psset</command>, <command>texi2dvi4a2ps</command>, 
+<filename class='libraryfile'>liba2ps</filename> libraries 
+and filter data.</para>
 <para><command>a2ps</command> is a filter, utilized primarily by
 printing scripts, that converts standard input or supported files 
-to PostScript.</para>
+to PostScript.</para></sect3>
+<para><command>card</command> prints a reference card of a given program's 
+<para><command>composeglyphs</command> creates a composite font 
+<para><command>fixnt</command> is supposed to fix the problems in 
+the PostScript files generated by the Microsoft PostScript driver under 
+Windows NT (3.5 and 4.0).</para></sect3>
+<para><command>fixps</command> tries to fix common PostScript problems that 
+break postprocessing.</para></sect3>
+<para><command>ogonkify</command> provides international support for 
+Postscript by performing various munging of PostScript files 
+related to printing in different languages.</para></sect3>
+<para><command>pdiff</command> produces a pretty comparison between 
+<para><command>psmandup</command> tries to produce a version of a given 
+PostScript file to print in manual duplex.</para></sect3>
+<para><command>psset</command> produces a version of a given PostScript file 
+with a protected call to the PostScript operator 'setpagedevice'. Typical use 
+is making a file print duplex, or on the manual tray, etc.</para></sect3>
+<para><command>texi2dvi4a2ps</command> compiles Texinfo and LaTeX files to 
+<acronym>DVI</acronym> or <acronym>PDF</acronym></para></sect3>

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