r5458 - trunk/BOOK/x/installing

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Sat Dec 24 04:32:38 PST 2005

Author: andy
Date: 2005-12-24 05:32:36 -0700 (Sat, 24 Dec 2005)
New Revision: 5458

Removed the force option from the instructions that create symlinks on the 
xorg page as they may overwrite directories if the user installs xorg in /usr

Modified: trunk/BOOK/x/installing/xorg.xml
--- trunk/BOOK/x/installing/xorg.xml	2005-12-23 21:29:36 UTC (rev 5457)
+++ trunk/BOOK/x/installing/xorg.xml	2005-12-24 12:32:36 UTC (rev 5458)
@@ -366,9 +366,9 @@
 <screen role="root"><userinput>make install &&
 make install.man &&
-ln -v -sf ../X11R6/bin /usr/bin/X11 &&
-ln -v -sf ../X11R6/lib/X11 /usr/lib/X11 &&
-ln -v -sf ../X11R6/include/X11 /usr/include/X11</userinput></screen>
+ln -v -s ../X11R6/bin /usr/bin/X11 &&
+ln -v -s ../X11R6/lib/X11 /usr/lib/X11 &&
+ln -v -s ../X11R6/include/X11 /usr/include/X11</userinput></screen>
@@ -407,7 +407,7 @@
       are out of date.</para>
-    <para><command>ln -v -sf ...</command>: These commands are present to
+    <para><command>ln -v -s ...</command>: These commands are present to
     enable other (broken) packages to build against
     <application>Xorg</application>, even though the Filesystem Hierarchy
     Standard says: <quote>In general, software must not be installed or

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