r4602 - in trunk/BOOK: . introduction/welcome server/major

David Jensen djensen at inebraska.com
Wed Jun 15 07:15:34 PDT 2005


Archaic wrote:

>On Wed, Jun 15, 2005 at 01:27:05AM -0500, Randy McMurchy wrote:
>  
>
>>I believe it has been standardized, and is how every other package
>>is done, and how the template file recommends, to simply say:
>>
>>"Now, as the root user:"
>>    
>>
>
>I got it from courier:
>
><para>Once again, become the <systemitem class="username">root</systemitem>
>user and install <application>Courier</application> with the following
>commands:</para>
>
>However, if you want it changed I can certainly accommodate.
>
>One more question. As I was looking around at other packages wondering
>how I happened to use the one package that doesn't follow this standard,
>I started wondering about the standard itself. Basically, I kept seeing
>something similar to this:
>
>--------------------------------------------------
>Install Postfix by running the following commands:
>
>make
>
>Now, as the root user: 
>--------------------------------------------------
>
>The first line is actually wrong in every case. non-root doesn't install
>anything. They compile.
>
>I'll await response before doing anything.
>
>
>  
>
Indeed, I'm am currently updating avifile, likely should be

Build Avifile by running the following commands:

...

Now, as the root user install Avifile by running the following commands:

...

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David Jensen






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