r5686 - in trunk/BOOK: introduction/welcome postlfs/config

dnicholson at linuxfromscratch.org dnicholson at linuxfromscratch.org
Mon Feb 27 08:55:47 PST 2006


Author: dnicholson
Date: 2006-02-27 09:55:43 -0700 (Mon, 27 Feb 2006)
New Revision: 5686

Modified:
   trunk/BOOK/introduction/welcome/changelog.xml
   trunk/BOOK/postlfs/config/profile.xml
Log:
Add note to tinker-term.sh

Modified: trunk/BOOK/introduction/welcome/changelog.xml
===================================================================
--- trunk/BOOK/introduction/welcome/changelog.xml	2006-02-27 16:36:00 UTC (rev 5685)
+++ trunk/BOOK/introduction/welcome/changelog.xml	2006-02-27 16:55:43 UTC (rev 5686)
@@ -45,6 +45,16 @@
       <para>February 27th, 2006</para>
       <itemizedlist>
         <listitem>
+          <para>[dnicholson] - Added note that tinker-term.sh is irrelevant
+          with Ncurses-5.5+ and shouldn't be installed in that situation.</para>
+        </listitem>
+      </itemizedlist>
+    </listitem>
+
+    <listitem>
+      <para>February 27th, 2006</para>
+      <itemizedlist>
+        <listitem>
           <para>[bdubbs] - Added seamonkey-1.0 and deleted mozilla.</para>
         </listitem>
       </itemizedlist>


Property changes on: trunk/BOOK/introduction/welcome/changelog.xml
___________________________________________________________________
Name: svn:keywords
   - Date LastChangedBy
   + LastChangedBy Date

Modified: trunk/BOOK/postlfs/config/profile.xml
===================================================================
--- trunk/BOOK/postlfs/config/profile.xml	2006-02-27 16:36:00 UTC (rev 5685)
+++ trunk/BOOK/postlfs/config/profile.xml	2006-02-27 16:55:43 UTC (rev 5686)
@@ -257,6 +257,9 @@
 
     </sect3>
 
+    <!-- TODO: Remove tinker-term.sh for BLFS-6.2 which will coincide
+         with stable LFS having Ncurses-5.5 -->
+
     <sect3 id="tinker-term.sh">
       <title>/etc/profile.d/tinker-term.sh</title>
 
@@ -265,7 +268,10 @@
       </indexterm>
 
       <para>Some applications need a specific <envar>TERM</envar> setting to
-      support color.</para>
+      support color.  Starting with Ncurses-5.5, the xterm terminal type
+      contains color capabilities by default.  If you have this
+      version or greater, the <filename>tinker-term.sh</filename> script is
+      unnecessary and should not be installed.</para>
 
 <screen role="root"><userinput>cat > /etc/profile.d/tinker-term.sh << "EOF"
 <literal># This will tinker with the value of TERM in order to convince certain




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