r4555 - in trunk/BOOK: basicnet/netprogs introduction/welcome

randy at linuxfromscratch.org randy at linuxfromscratch.org
Sun Jun 5 17:28:16 PDT 2005


Author: randy
Date: 2005-06-05 18:28:15 -0600 (Sun, 05 Jun 2005)
New Revision: 4555

Modified:
   trunk/BOOK/basicnet/netprogs/net-tools.xml
   trunk/BOOK/introduction/welcome/changelog.xml
Log:
Clarified why 'yes' is piped to 'make config' in the introduction of the installation section of Net-Tools (fixes bug #1259)

Modified: trunk/BOOK/basicnet/netprogs/net-tools.xml
===================================================================
--- trunk/BOOK/basicnet/netprogs/net-tools.xml	2005-06-06 00:07:01 UTC (rev 4554)
+++ trunk/BOOK/basicnet/netprogs/net-tools.xml	2005-06-06 00:28:15 UTC (rev 4555)
@@ -94,18 +94,18 @@
       <command>hostname</command> program.</para>
     </note>
 
-    <para>If you don't know what to answer to all the questions asked during
-    the <command>make config</command> phase below, then just accept the
-    defaults (the build command below automates this). This will be just fine
-    in the majority of cases. What you're
-    asked here is a bunch of questions about which network protocols you've
-    enabled in your kernel. The default answers will enable the tools from
-    this package to work with the most common protocols:
-    TCP, PPP, and several others. You
-    still need to actually enable these protocols in the kernel—what you
-    do here is merely telling the package to include support for those
-    protocols in its programs, but it's up to the kernel to make the
-    protocols available.</para>
+    <para>The instructions below automate the configuration process by piping
+    <command>yes</command> to the <command>make config</command> command. If
+    you wish to run the interactive configuration process (by changing the
+    instruction to just <command>make config</command>), but you are not sure
+    how to answer all the questions, then just accept the defaults. This will
+    be just fine in the majority of cases. What you're asked here is a bunch of
+    questions about which network protocols you've enabled in your kernel. The
+    default answers will enable the tools from this package to work with the
+    most common protocols: TCP, PPP, and several others. You still need to
+    actually enable these protocols in the kernel—what you do here is
+    merely tell the package to include support for those protocols in its
+    programs, but it's up to the kernel to make the protocols available.</para>
 
     <para>Install <application>Net-tools</application> by running the
     following commands:</para>

Modified: trunk/BOOK/introduction/welcome/changelog.xml
===================================================================
--- trunk/BOOK/introduction/welcome/changelog.xml	2005-06-06 00:07:01 UTC (rev 4554)
+++ trunk/BOOK/introduction/welcome/changelog.xml	2005-06-06 00:28:15 UTC (rev 4555)
@@ -26,7 +26,9 @@
 
     <listitem>
       <para>June 5th, 2005 [randy]: Removed "which" as a dependency of 
-      DocBook-utils and created a note saying it must be installed.</para>
+      DocBook-utils and created a note saying it must be installed; clarified
+      why 'yes' is piped to 'make config' in the introduction of the 
+      installation section of Net-Tools (fixes bug #1259).</para>
     </listitem>
 
     <listitem>




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