r6427 - in trunk/BOOK: . general/genutils introduction/welcome x/installing

randy at linuxfromscratch.org randy at linuxfromscratch.org
Thu Jan 18 04:59:10 PST 2007


Author: randy
Date: 2007-01-18 05:59:10 -0700 (Thu, 18 Jan 2007)
New Revision: 6427

Modified:
   trunk/BOOK/general.ent
   trunk/BOOK/general/genutils/imagemagick.xml
   trunk/BOOK/introduction/welcome/changelog.xml
   trunk/BOOK/x/installing/x7driver.xml
Log:
Added sed commands to the ImageMagick and Xorg evdev packages to remove UTF-8 encoded man pages

Modified: trunk/BOOK/general/genutils/imagemagick.xml
===================================================================
--- trunk/BOOK/general/genutils/imagemagick.xml	2007-01-18 12:14:27 UTC (rev 6426)
+++ trunk/BOOK/general/genutils/imagemagick.xml	2007-01-18 12:59:10 UTC (rev 6427)
@@ -170,7 +170,8 @@
     <para>Install <application>Imagemagick</application> by running the following
     commands:</para>
 
-<screen><userinput>./configure --prefix=/usr --with-modules &&
+<screen><userinput>sed -i "s/\xc3\xa9/\\\\['e]/" utilities/ImageMagick.1 &&
+./configure --prefix=/usr --with-modules &&
 make</userinput></screen>
 
      <para>To test the results, issue: <command>make check</command>. Note that
@@ -202,6 +203,12 @@
   <sect2 role="commands">
     <title>Command Explanations</title>
 
+    <para><command>sed -i "s/\xc3\xa9/\\\\['e]/"
+    utilities/ImageMagick.1</command>: One man page is installed with character
+    encoding not displayable using the <application>Man-db</application>
+    package. This command changes the offending encoding to characters
+    <command>man</command> can properly display.</para>
+
     <para><parameter>--with-modules</parameter>: Enables support for dynamically
     loadable modules.</para>
 

Modified: trunk/BOOK/general.ent
===================================================================
--- trunk/BOOK/general.ent	2007-01-18 12:14:27 UTC (rev 6426)
+++ trunk/BOOK/general.ent	2007-01-18 12:59:10 UTC (rev 6427)
@@ -1,4 +1,4 @@
-<!ENTITY day          "17">                   <!-- Always 2 digits -->
+<!ENTITY day          "18">                   <!-- Always 2 digits -->
 <!ENTITY month        "01">                   <!-- 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	2007-01-18 12:14:27 UTC (rev 6426)
+++ trunk/BOOK/introduction/welcome/changelog.xml	2007-01-18 12:59:10 UTC (rev 6427)
@@ -42,6 +42,16 @@
 -->
 
     <listitem>
+      <para>January 18th, 2007</para>
+      <itemizedlist>
+        <listitem>
+          <para>[randy] - Added sed commands to the ImageMagick and Xorg evdev
+          packages to remove UTF-8 encoded man pages.</para>
+        </listitem>
+      </itemizedlist>
+    </listitem>
+
+    <listitem>
       <para>January 17th, 2007</para>
       <itemizedlist>
         <listitem>

Modified: trunk/BOOK/x/installing/x7driver.xml
===================================================================
--- trunk/BOOK/x/installing/x7driver.xml	2007-01-18 12:14:27 UTC (rev 6426)
+++ trunk/BOOK/x/installing/x7driver.xml	2007-01-18 12:59:10 UTC (rev 6427)
@@ -85,6 +85,14 @@
   <sect2 role="installation">
     <title>Installation of Xorg Drivers</title>
 
+    <para>The <application>xf86-input-evdev</application> package installs
+    a man page with character encoding not displayable using the
+    <application>Man-db</application> package. Issue the following command
+    before building the package to change the offending encoding to
+    characters <command>man</command> can properly display.</para>
+
+<screen><userinput>sed -i "s/\xc3\xb8/\\\\[\/o]/" man/evdev.man</userinput></screen>
+
     <warning><para>It is very important not to build display drivers that
     cannot be used with your hardware.  For instance, do not build Sun drivers
     for an x86 PC as the Sun drivers will expect to see SPARC symbols




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