r6338 - in trunk/BOOK: . introduction/welcome postlfs/editors

dnicholson at linuxfromscratch.org dnicholson at linuxfromscratch.org
Wed Oct 11 21:46:48 PDT 2006


Author: dnicholson
Date: 2006-10-11 22:46:44 -0600 (Wed, 11 Oct 2006)
New Revision: 6338

Modified:
   trunk/BOOK/general.ent
   trunk/BOOK/introduction/welcome/changelog.xml
   trunk/BOOK/postlfs/editors/emacs.xml
Log:
Patch for Emacs to recognize AltGr


Modified: trunk/BOOK/general.ent
===================================================================
--- trunk/BOOK/general.ent	2006-10-12 03:56:23 UTC (rev 6337)
+++ trunk/BOOK/general.ent	2006-10-12 04:46:44 UTC (rev 6338)
@@ -1,4 +1,4 @@
-<!ENTITY day          "11">                   <!-- Always 2 digits -->
+<!ENTITY day          "12">                   <!-- Always 2 digits -->
 <!ENTITY month        "10">                   <!-- 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	2006-10-12 03:56:23 UTC (rev 6337)
+++ trunk/BOOK/introduction/welcome/changelog.xml	2006-10-12 04:46:44 UTC (rev 6338)
@@ -42,6 +42,17 @@
 -->
 
     <listitem>
+      <para>October 12th, 2006</para>
+      <itemizedlist>
+        <listitem>
+          <para>[dnicholson] - Patched Emacs to ensure that the
+          AltGr key is recognized. Added information about lack
+          of test suite.</para>
+        </listitem>
+      </itemizedlist>
+    </listitem>
+
+    <listitem>
       <para>October 11th, 2006</para>
       <itemizedlist>
         <listitem>

Modified: trunk/BOOK/postlfs/editors/emacs.xml
===================================================================
--- trunk/BOOK/postlfs/editors/emacs.xml	2006-10-12 03:56:23 UTC (rev 6337)
+++ trunk/BOOK/postlfs/editors/emacs.xml	2006-10-12 04:46:44 UTC (rev 6338)
@@ -4,18 +4,6 @@
   <!ENTITY % general-entities SYSTEM "../../general.ent">
   %general-entities;
 
-    <!-- Inserted as a reminder to do this. The mention of a test suite
-         is usually right before the root user installation commands. Please
-         delete these 12 (including one blank) lines after you are done.-->
-
-    <!-- Use one of the two mentions below about a test suite,
-         delete the line that is not applicable. Of course, if the
-         test suite uses syntax other than "make check", revise the
-         line to reflect the actual syntax to run the test suite -->
-
-    <!-- <para>This package does not come with a test suite.</para> -->
-    <!-- <para>To test the results, issue: <command>make check</command>.</para> -->
-
   <!ENTITY emacs-download-http "http://ftp.gnu.org/pub/gnu/emacs/emacs-&emacs-version;.tar.gz">
   <!ENTITY emacs-download-ftp  "ftp://ftp.gnu.org/pub/gnu/emacs/emacs-&emacs-version;.tar.gz">
   <!ENTITY emacs-md5sum        "8f9d97cbd126121bd5d97e5e31168a87">
@@ -66,6 +54,14 @@
       </listitem>
     </itemizedlist>
 
+    <bridgehead renderas="sect3">Additional Downloads</bridgehead>
+    <itemizedlist spacing="compact">
+      <listitem>
+        <para>Required patch: <ulink
+        url="&patch-root;/emacs-&emacs-version;-altgr-1.patch"/></para>
+      </listitem>
+    </itemizedlist>
+
     <bridgehead renderas="sect3">Emacs Dependencies</bridgehead>
 
     <bridgehead renderas="sect4">Optional</bridgehead>
@@ -86,12 +82,20 @@
   <sect2 role="installation">
     <title>Installation of Emacs</title>
 
+    <para>In some circumstances, the AltGr modifier key present on some
+    keyboards is not recognized. Ensure that it is by applying the
+    following patch:</para>
+
+<screen><userinput>patch -Np1 -i ../emacs-&emacs-version;-altgr-1.patch</userinput></screen>
+
     <para>Install <application>Emacs</application> by running the following
     commands:</para>
 
 <screen><userinput>./configure --prefix=/usr --libexecdir=/usr/lib &&
 make bootstrap</userinput></screen>
 
+    <para>This package does not come with a test suite.</para>
+
     <para>Now, as the <systemitem class="username">root</systemitem> user:</para>
 
 <screen role="root"><userinput>make install</userinput></screen>




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