r4994 - in trunk/BOOK: . introduction/important introduction/welcome

richard at linuxfromscratch.org richard at linuxfromscratch.org
Mon Aug 29 00:47:37 PDT 2005


Author: richard
Date: 2005-08-29 01:47:34 -0600 (Mon, 29 Aug 2005)
New Revision: 4994

Modified:
   trunk/BOOK/general.ent
   trunk/BOOK/introduction/important/unpacking.xml
   trunk/BOOK/introduction/welcome/changelog.xml
Log:
added definition of dependency terms

Modified: trunk/BOOK/general.ent
===================================================================
--- trunk/BOOK/general.ent	2005-08-29 04:46:07 UTC (rev 4993)
+++ trunk/BOOK/general.ent	2005-08-29 07:47:34 UTC (rev 4994)
@@ -1,4 +1,4 @@
-<!ENTITY day          "28">
+<!ENTITY day          "29">
 <!ENTITY month        "08">
 <!ENTITY year         "2005">
 <!ENTITY version      "svn-&year;&month;&day;">

Modified: trunk/BOOK/introduction/important/unpacking.xml
===================================================================
--- trunk/BOOK/introduction/important/unpacking.xml	2005-08-29 04:46:07 UTC (rev 4993)
+++ trunk/BOOK/introduction/important/unpacking.xml	2005-08-29 07:47:34 UTC (rev 4994)
@@ -133,5 +133,31 @@
     result of the <command>tee</command> command.</para>
 
   </sect2>
+  
+  <sect2>
+    <title>Dependencies</title>
+    
+    <para>For each package described, BLFS lists the known dependencies.
+    These are listed under several headings, whose meaning is as follows:</para>
+    
+    <itemizedlist>
+      <listitem>
+        <para><emphasis>Required</emphasis> means
+            that the target package cannot be correctly built without
+            the dependency having first been installed.</para>
+      </listitem>
+      <listitem>
+        <para><emphasis>Recommended</emphasis> means that BLFS strongly suggests this package is
+           installed first for a clean and trouble-free build, that won't have
+           issues either during the build process, or at run-time.</para>
+      </listitem>
+      <listitem>
+        <para><emphasis>Optional</emphasis> means that this package might be installed for added
+           functionality.  Often BLFS will qualify the dependency to explain the
+           added functionality that will result.</para>
+      </listitem>
+    </itemizedlist>
+  
+  </sect2>
 
 </sect1>

Modified: trunk/BOOK/introduction/welcome/changelog.xml
===================================================================
--- trunk/BOOK/introduction/welcome/changelog.xml	2005-08-29 04:46:07 UTC (rev 4993)
+++ trunk/BOOK/introduction/welcome/changelog.xml	2005-08-29 07:47:34 UTC (rev 4994)
@@ -40,6 +40,15 @@
     </listitem>
 
 -->
+    <listitem>
+      <para>August 29th, 2005</para>
+      <itemizedlist>
+        <listitem>
+          <para>[richard] - Added definition of dependency terms
+           to Notes on Building Software.</para>
+        </listitem>
+      </itemizedlist>
+    </listitem>
 
     <listitem>
       <para>August 28th, 2005</para>




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