r6140 - in trunk/BOOK: . introduction/welcome multimedia/cdwriteutils

dnicholson at linuxfromscratch.org dnicholson at linuxfromscratch.org
Mon May 29 08:23:33 PDT 2006


Author: dnicholson
Date: 2006-05-29 09:23:32 -0600 (Mon, 29 May 2006)
New Revision: 6140

Modified:
   trunk/BOOK/general.ent
   trunk/BOOK/introduction/welcome/changelog.xml
   trunk/BOOK/multimedia/cdwriteutils/cdrtools.xml
Log:
Changed the text explaining the need for the mkisofs and cdrecord patches in Cdrtools

Modified: trunk/BOOK/general.ent
===================================================================
--- trunk/BOOK/general.ent	2006-05-29 04:50:48 UTC (rev 6139)
+++ trunk/BOOK/general.ent	2006-05-29 15:23:32 UTC (rev 6140)
@@ -1,4 +1,4 @@
-<!ENTITY day          "27">                   <!-- Always 2 digits -->
+<!ENTITY day          "29">                   <!-- Always 2 digits -->
 <!ENTITY month        "05">                   <!-- Always 2 digits -->
 <!ENTITY year         "2006">
 <!ENTITY version      "svn-&year;&month;&day;">

Modified: trunk/BOOK/introduction/welcome/changelog.xml
===================================================================
--- trunk/BOOK/introduction/welcome/changelog.xml	2006-05-29 04:50:48 UTC (rev 6139)
+++ trunk/BOOK/introduction/welcome/changelog.xml	2006-05-29 15:23:32 UTC (rev 6140)
@@ -45,6 +45,11 @@
       <para>May 29th, 2006</para>
       <itemizedlist>
         <listitem>
+          <para>[dnicholson] - Changed the text explaining the need for
+          the mkisofs and cdrecord patches in Cdrtools. Thanks to Alexander
+          Patrakov for the clarification.</para>
+        </listitem>
+        <listitem>
           <para>[dnicholson] - Added optional dependencies for
           rebuilding the Mutt documentation. Thanks to Ag
           Hatzimanikas for the information.</para>

Modified: trunk/BOOK/multimedia/cdwriteutils/cdrtools.xml
===================================================================
--- trunk/BOOK/multimedia/cdwriteutils/cdrtools.xml	2006-05-29 04:50:48 UTC (rev 6139)
+++ trunk/BOOK/multimedia/cdwriteutils/cdrtools.xml	2006-05-29 15:23:32 UTC (rev 6140)
@@ -62,7 +62,8 @@
     <bridgehead renderas="sect3">Additional Downloads</bridgehead>
     <itemizedlist spacing='compact'>
       <listitem>
-        <para>Required patch for creating CDs with non-ASCII filenames:
+        <para>Required patch for extending the number of locales to create
+        CDs with non-ASCII filenames:
         <ulink url="&patch-root;/cdrtools-&cdrtools-version;-mkisofs_iconv-1.patch"/></para>
       </listitem>
 
@@ -91,16 +92,14 @@
 
     <para>When creating an ISO 9660 image with <command>mkisofs</command>,
     the character set of the filenames used must be specified unless it is
-    ISO-8859-1, the default. If the character set is not specified, then
-    non-ASCII filenames will be unreadable on other systems, such as
-    <application>Microsoft Windows</application>. This patch allows
-    <command>mkisofs</command> to accept any character set (such as UTF-8)
-    as the input character set, and changes the default input character
-    set to that of the current locale.  This allows some GUI frontends such
-    as <xref linkend="nautilus-cd-burner"/> to use the correct input
-    character set since they do not pass the <option>-input-charset</option>
-    argument to <command>mkisofs</command>. To address this situation,
-    apply the mkisofs_iconv patch:</para>
+    ISO-8859-1, the default. If the character set is not specified correctly,
+    then non-ASCII filenames will be unreadable on other systems, such as
+    <application>Microsoft Windows</application>. This patch allows any
+    input character set supported by <application>Glibc</application>
+    (such as UTF-8) to be specified to <command>mkisofs</command>, as
+    opposed of the short list of built-in encodings. Also, the default input
+    character set is set to that of the current locale, which is the correct
+    behavior. To address this situation, apply the mkisofs_iconv patch:</para>
 
 <screen><userinput>patch -Np1 -i ../cdrtools-&cdrtools-version;-mkisofs_iconv-1.patch</userinput></screen>
 




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