r6603 - in trunk/BOOK: . introduction/welcome postlfs/editors

dnicholson at linuxfromscratch.org dnicholson at linuxfromscratch.org
Sun Feb 11 18:58:24 PST 2007


Author: dnicholson
Date: 2007-02-11 19:58:24 -0700 (Sun, 11 Feb 2007)
New Revision: 6603

Modified:
   trunk/BOOK/general.ent
   trunk/BOOK/introduction/welcome/changelog.xml
   trunk/BOOK/postlfs/editors/vim.xml
Log:
Vim testsuite info


Modified: trunk/BOOK/general.ent
===================================================================
--- trunk/BOOK/general.ent	2007-02-11 15:18:24 UTC (rev 6602)
+++ trunk/BOOK/general.ent	2007-02-12 02:58:24 UTC (rev 6603)
@@ -3,7 +3,7 @@
 $Date$
 -->
 
-<!ENTITY day          "10">                   <!-- Always 2 digits -->
+<!ENTITY day          "11">                   <!-- Always 2 digits -->
 <!ENTITY month        "02">                   <!-- Always 2 digits -->
 <!ENTITY year         "2007">
 <!ENTITY version      "svn-&year;&month;&day;">

Modified: trunk/BOOK/introduction/welcome/changelog.xml
===================================================================
--- trunk/BOOK/introduction/welcome/changelog.xml	2007-02-11 15:18:24 UTC (rev 6602)
+++ trunk/BOOK/introduction/welcome/changelog.xml	2007-02-12 02:58:24 UTC (rev 6603)
@@ -42,6 +42,16 @@
 -->
 
     <listitem>
+      <para>February 11th, 2007</para>
+      <itemizedlist>
+        <listitem>
+          <para>[dnicholson] - Add information for running the Vim
+          testsuite. Patch from Ag Hatzimanikas.</para>
+        </listitem>
+      </itemizedlist>
+    </listitem>
+
+    <listitem>
       <para>February 10th, 2007</para>
       <itemizedlist>
         <listitem>

Modified: trunk/BOOK/postlfs/editors/vim.xml
===================================================================
--- trunk/BOOK/postlfs/editors/vim.xml	2007-02-11 15:18:24 UTC (rev 6602)
+++ trunk/BOOK/postlfs/editors/vim.xml	2007-02-12 02:58:24 UTC (rev 6603)
@@ -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 vim-download-http "http://ftp.at.vim.org/pub/vim/unix/vim-&vim-version;.tar.bz2">
   <!ENTITY vim-download-ftp  "ftp://ftp.vim.org/pub/vim/unix/vim-&vim-version;.tar.bz2">
   <!ENTITY vim-md5sum        "4ca69757678272f718b1041c810d82d8">
@@ -139,6 +127,18 @@
 ./configure --prefix=/usr --with-features=huge &&
 make</userinput></screen>
 
+    <para>To test the results, issue: <command>make test</command>.
+    The <application>vim</application> test suite outputs a lot of binary
+    data to the screen, which can cause issues with the settings of the
+    current terminal. This can be resolved by redirecting the output to a
+    log file. Even if one of the tests fails to produce the file
+    <filename>test.out</filename> in <filename
+    class="directory">src/testdir</filename>, the remaining tests will still
+    be executed. If all goes well,the final message in the log file will be
+    <literal>ALL DONE</literal>. <emphasis>Note</emphasis>: Some color tests
+    expect to be executed under the <command>xterm</command> terminal
+    emulator.</para>
+
     <para>Now, as the <systemitem class="username">root</systemitem> user:</para>
 
 <screen role="root"><userinput>make install</userinput></screen>




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