r5566 - in trunk/BOOK: general/prog introduction/welcome

randy at linuxfromscratch.org randy at linuxfromscratch.org
Mon Jan 16 11:54:52 PST 2006


Author: randy
Date: 2006-01-16 12:54:51 -0700 (Mon, 16 Jan 2006)
New Revision: 5566

Modified:
   trunk/BOOK/general/prog/perl-modules.xml
   trunk/BOOK/introduction/welcome/changelog.xml
Log:
Singled out the Text::Diff module in the Perl Modules instructions

Modified: trunk/BOOK/general/prog/perl-modules.xml
===================================================================
--- trunk/BOOK/general/prog/perl-modules.xml	2006-01-16 18:16:00 UTC (rev 5565)
+++ trunk/BOOK/general/prog/perl-modules.xml	2006-01-16 19:54:51 UTC (rev 5566)
@@ -540,31 +540,7 @@
 
               </listitem>
               <listitem>
-                <para id="perl-text-diff"><ulink
-                url="http://cpan.org/authors/id/R/RB/RBS/Text-Diff-&Text-Diff-version;.tar.gz">
-                Text-Diff-&Text-Diff-version;</ulink></para>
-                <indexterm zone="perl-modules perl-text-diff">
-                  <primary sortas="g-Text-Diff">Text::Diff</primary>
-                </indexterm>
-
-                <itemizedlist>
-                  <listitem>
-                    <para id="perl-algorithm-diff"><ulink
-                    url="http://cpan.org/authors/id/T/TY/TYEMQ/Algorithm-Diff-&Algorithm-Diff-version;.zip">
-                    Algorithm-Diff-&Algorithm-Diff-version;</ulink></para>
-                    <indexterm zone="perl-modules perl-algorithm-diff">
-                      <primary sortas="g-Algorithm-Diff">Algorithm::Diff</primary>
-                    </indexterm>
-
-                    <itemizedlist>
-                      <listitem> 
-                        <para><xref linkend="unzip"/></para>
-                      </listitem>
-                    </itemizedlist>
-
-                  </listitem>
-                </itemizedlist>
-
+                <para><xref linkend="perl-text-diff"/></para>
               </listitem>
               <listitem>
                 <para><xref linkend="perl-test-pod"/> (optionally used during
@@ -911,6 +887,50 @@
       </listitem>
     </itemizedlist>
 
+    <!-- Text::Diff -->
+    <bridgehead renderas="sect3" id="perl-text-diff"
+    xreflabel="Text::Diff-&Text-Diff-version;">
+    Text::Diff-&Text-Diff-version;</bridgehead>
+
+    <indexterm zone="perl-modules perl-text-diff">
+      <primary sortas="g-Text-Diff">Text::Diff</primary>
+    </indexterm>
+
+    <para>Text::Diff is used to perform diffs on files and record sets. It
+    provides a basic set of services akin to the GNU <command>diff</command>
+    utility. It is not anywhere near as feature complete as GNU
+    <command>diff</command>, but it is better integrated with
+    <application>Perl</application> and available on all platforms. Text::Diff
+    is often faster than shelling out to a system's <command>diff</command>
+    executable for small files, and generally slower on larger files.</para>
+
+    <itemizedlist spacing='compact'>
+      <listitem>
+        <para><ulink
+        url="http://cpan.org/authors/id/R/RB/RBS/Text-Diff-&Text-Diff-version;.tar.gz">
+        Text-Diff-&Text-Diff-version;</ulink></para>
+
+        <itemizedlist>
+          <listitem>
+            <para id="perl-algorithm-diff"><ulink
+            url="http://cpan.org/authors/id/T/TY/TYEMQ/Algorithm-Diff-&Algorithm-Diff-version;.zip">
+            Algorithm-Diff-&Algorithm-Diff-version;</ulink></para>
+            <indexterm zone="perl-modules perl-algorithm-diff">
+              <primary sortas="g-Algorithm-Diff">Algorithm::Diff</primary>
+            </indexterm>
+
+            <itemizedlist>
+              <listitem> 
+                <para><xref linkend="unzip"/></para>
+              </listitem>
+            </itemizedlist>
+
+          </listitem>
+        </itemizedlist>
+
+      </listitem>
+    </itemizedlist>
+
     <!-- Tk -->
     <bridgehead renderas="sect3" id="tk-perl"
     xreflabel="Tk-Perl-&Tk-Perl-version;">

Modified: trunk/BOOK/introduction/welcome/changelog.xml
===================================================================
--- trunk/BOOK/introduction/welcome/changelog.xml	2006-01-16 18:16:00 UTC (rev 5565)
+++ trunk/BOOK/introduction/welcome/changelog.xml	2006-01-16 19:54:51 UTC (rev 5566)
@@ -45,6 +45,10 @@
       <para>January 16th, 2006</para>
       <itemizedlist>
         <listitem>
+          <para>[randy] - Singled out the Text::Diff module in the Perl
+          Modules instructions.</para>
+        </listitem>
+        <listitem>
           <para>[randy] - Updated to the Module::Signature-0.51 Perl Module
           and singled it out in the instructions.</para>
         </listitem>




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