r5753 - in trunk/BOOK: general/genutils introduction/welcome

dnicholson at linuxfromscratch.org dnicholson at linuxfromscratch.org
Sun Mar 26 20:22:09 PST 2006


Author: dnicholson
Date: 2006-03-26 21:22:08 -0700 (Sun, 26 Mar 2006)
New Revision: 5753

Modified:
   trunk/BOOK/general/genutils/bc.xml
   trunk/BOOK/introduction/welcome/changelog.xml
Log:
Fixed Bc testsuite and note

Modified: trunk/BOOK/general/genutils/bc.xml
===================================================================
--- trunk/BOOK/general/genutils/bc.xml	2006-03-27 03:03:32 UTC (rev 5752)
+++ trunk/BOOK/general/genutils/bc.xml	2006-03-27 04:22:08 UTC (rev 5753)
@@ -74,12 +74,11 @@
 
     <para>To test <application>bc</application>, run the commands below.
     There is quite a bit of output, so you may want to redirect it to a file. 
-    Some tests are known to fail, but <application>bc</application> is still
-    useable.</para>
-<screen><userinput>for TEST in Test/{checklib,testfn}.b& do
-    echo "quit" | ./bc/bc -l $TEST
-done</userinput></screen>
+    There are a very small percentage of tests (10 of 12,144) that will
+    indicate a roundoff error at the last digit.</para>
 
+<screen><userinput>echo "quit" | ./bc/bc -l Test/checklib.b</userinput></screen>
+
     <para>Now, as the <systemitem class="username">root</systemitem> user:</para>
 
 <screen role="root"><userinput>make install</userinput></screen>

Modified: trunk/BOOK/introduction/welcome/changelog.xml
===================================================================
--- trunk/BOOK/introduction/welcome/changelog.xml	2006-03-27 03:03:32 UTC (rev 5752)
+++ trunk/BOOK/introduction/welcome/changelog.xml	2006-03-27 04:22:08 UTC (rev 5753)
@@ -45,6 +45,10 @@
       <para>March 26th, 2006</para>
       <itemizedlist>
         <listitem>
+          <para>[dnicholson] - Changed note for Bc test suite.  Removed one
+          unnecessary test.  Thanks to Bruce Dubbs.</para>
+        </listitem>
+        <listitem>
           <para>[dnicholson] - Updated to LibTIFF-3.8.2.  Noted optional
           dependency of MesaLib for the GLUT library.</para>
         </listitem>




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