r4758 - trunk/BOOK/postlfs/config

randy at linuxfromscratch.org randy at linuxfromscratch.org
Thu Jul 21 17:43:43 PDT 2005


Author: randy
Date: 2005-07-21 18:43:42 -0600 (Thu, 21 Jul 2005)
New Revision: 4758

Modified:
   trunk/BOOK/postlfs/config/config.xml
Log:
Minor textual changes in the 'Configuration Introduction' section

Modified: trunk/BOOK/postlfs/config/config.xml
===================================================================
--- trunk/BOOK/postlfs/config/config.xml	2005-07-22 00:22:34 UTC (rev 4757)
+++ trunk/BOOK/postlfs/config/config.xml	2005-07-22 00:43:42 UTC (rev 4758)
@@ -11,25 +11,27 @@
   <title>After LFS Configuration Issues</title>
 
   <para>The intention of LFS is to provide a basic system which you can
-  build upon.  There are several things, about tidying up the system, which
+  build upon.  There are several things about tidying up the system which
   many people wonder about once they have done the base install.
   We hope to cover these issues in this chapter.</para>
 
   <para>Most people coming from non-Unix like backgrounds to Linux find the
   concept of text-only configuration files slightly strange.  In Linux, just
-  about all configuration is done via text files. The majority of these files
-  can be found in the <filename>/etc</filename> hierarchy. There are often
+  about all configuration is done via the manipulation of text files. The
+  majority of these files can be found in the
+  <filename class='directory'>/etc</filename> hierarchy. There are often
   graphical configuration programs available for different subsystems but most
-  are simply pretty front ends to the process of editing the file. The advantage
-  of text-only configuration is that you can edit parameters using your favorite
-  text editor, whether that be <command>vim</command>,
-  <command>emacs</command>, or anything else.</para>
+  are simply pretty front ends to the process of editing a text file. The
+  advantage of text-only configuration is that you can edit parameters using
+  your favorite text editor, whether that be <command>vim</command>,
+  <command>emacs</command>, or any other editor.</para>
 
-  <para>The first task is making a recovery diskette because it's the most
-  critical need. Then the system is configured to ease addition of
-  new users, in <xref linkend="postlfs-config-bootdisk"/>, because this
-  can affect the choices you make in the two subsequent topics—<xref
-  linkend="postlfs-config-profile"/> and <xref linkend="postlfs-config-vimrc"/>.</para>
+  <para>The first task is making a recovery boot device in
+  <xref linkend="postlfs-config-bootdisk"/> because it's the most critical need.
+  Then the system is configured to ease addition of new users, because this
+  can affect the choices you make in the two subsequent
+  topics—<xref linkend="postlfs-config-profile"/> and
+  <xref linkend="postlfs-config-vimrc"/>.</para>
 
   <para> The remaining topics, <xref linkend="postlfs-config-logon"/>,
   <xref linkend="postlfs-config-shells"/>, <xref linkend="postlfs-config-random"/>,




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