r6438 - in trunk/BOOK: general/genutils introduction/welcome

Randy McMurchy randy at linuxfromscratch.org
Sat Jan 20 15:39:06 PST 2007


Dan Nicholson wrote these words on 01/20/07 17:26 CST:

> Not quite. I still haven't investigated the Xorg fixes. I'm trying to
> think about the best way to accomplish it with breaking up the
> sequence badly. And I still haven't investigated what the needed sed
> is.

I forgot about Xorg-7.x. I still have 6.9 installed. As far as the
fixes, I simply opened a bug in Trac and Alex had fixes inside a day
posted to the bug.

>From there, you could do as I'm doing the Perl_Modules. I'll commit
in just a second, and you can see. Short Summary of what I did:

<note>
<para>The following packages install UTF-8 encoded manual pages...
here are the fixes:</para>

<screen><literal>For Spiffy:     <command>sed ...</command>
For Test::Base: <command>sed ...</command>
For YAML:       <command>sed ...</command></literal></screen>

</note>

It looks good and puts the onus on the end-user to put them in if
he/she wants them. I mean, we are expecting the Xorg-7.0 users to
create a script to do the build, right? Or do the instructions
start to finish that are in the book do a complete build?

-- 
Randy

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