r6428 - in trunk/BOOK/introduction: important welcome

randy at linuxfromscratch.org randy at linuxfromscratch.org
Thu Jan 18 05:31:01 PST 2007


Author: randy
Date: 2007-01-18 06:31:00 -0700 (Thu, 18 Jan 2007)
New Revision: 6428

Modified:
   trunk/BOOK/introduction/important/locale-issues.xml
   trunk/BOOK/introduction/welcome/changelog.xml
Log:
Added text to the 'Locale Related Issues' page which discusses improperly encoded manual pages

Modified: trunk/BOOK/introduction/important/locale-issues.xml
===================================================================
--- trunk/BOOK/introduction/important/locale-issues.xml	2007-01-18 12:59:10 UTC (rev 6427)
+++ trunk/BOOK/introduction/important/locale-issues.xml	2007-01-18 13:31:00 UTC (rev 6428)
@@ -246,4 +246,24 @@
 
   </sect2>
 
+  <sect2 id="locale-wrong-manpage-encoding"
+         xreflabel="Incorrect Manual Page Encoding">
+
+    <title>The Package Installs Manual Pages in Incorrect or
+    Non-Displayable Encoding</title>
+
+    <para>Severity: Low</para>
+
+    <para>LFS expects that manual pages are in the language-specific (usually
+    8-bit) encoding, as specified on <ulink
+    url="&lfs-root;/chapter06/man-db.html"/>. However, some packages install
+    translated manual pages in UTF-8 encoding (e.g., Shadow, already dealt
+    with), or manual pages in languages not in the table. Not all BLFS packages
+    have been audited for conformance with the requirements put in LFS. If you
+    find a manual page installed by any of BLFS packages that is obviously in
+    the wrong encoding, please remove or convert it as needed, and report this
+    to BLFS team as a bug.</para> 
+
+  </sect2>
+
 </sect1>

Modified: trunk/BOOK/introduction/welcome/changelog.xml
===================================================================
--- trunk/BOOK/introduction/welcome/changelog.xml	2007-01-18 12:59:10 UTC (rev 6427)
+++ trunk/BOOK/introduction/welcome/changelog.xml	2007-01-18 13:31:00 UTC (rev 6428)
@@ -45,8 +45,12 @@
       <para>January 18th, 2007</para>
       <itemizedlist>
         <listitem>
+          <para>[randy] - Added text to the 'Locale Related Issues' page which
+          discusses improperly encoded manual pages.</para>
+        </listitem>
+        <listitem>
           <para>[randy] - Added sed commands to the ImageMagick and Xorg evdev
-          packages to remove UTF-8 encoded man pages.</para>
+          packages to remove UTF-8 encoded manual pages.</para>
         </listitem>
       </itemizedlist>
     </listitem>




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