r6339 - in trunk/BOOK: gnome/core introduction/welcome

Dan Nicholson dbn.lists at gmail.com
Thu Oct 12 13:07:52 PDT 2006

On 10/12/06, Randy McMurchy <randy at linuxfromscratch.org> wrote:
> dnicholson at linuxfromscratch.org wrote these words on 10/12/06 00:15 CST:
> > +    <para>If you build <application>GNOME Doc Utils</application>
> > +    without <application>Python</application>, the
> > +    <application>pkg-config</application> support files will not be
> > +    installed. Ensure that they are installed with the following
> > +    command:</para>
> > +
> > +<screen><userinput>sed -i 's/@.*@pkgconfig/pkgconfig/' Makefile.in</userinput></screen>
> > +
> >      <para>Install <application>GNOME Doc Utils</application>
> >      by running the following commands:</para>
> Something I've noticed that you do Dan, that has been discussed
> before and determined that we should try do otherwise is individualize
> commands with a description. LFS does this, but BLFS has always tried
> to keep all the commands in the same block of commands to make cut
> and paste just a bit easier.
> So, instead of describing a command, then listing the command, as we
> go forward could you just insert the new command into whatever
> position is appropriate in the existing block of commands, and then
> if necessary describe it in the 'Command Descriptions' section?

Sorry about that. I was actually actively thinking about this when I
wrote the command. Let me revise it here and you can let me know if it
looks better.


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