r6475 - in trunk/BOOK: introduction/welcome pst/ps
randy at linuxfromscratch.org
Sun Jan 28 10:30:27 PST 2007
DJ Lucas wrote these words on 01/28/07 12:15 CST:
> OK...that's better. Now I can reply...that was odd. Anyway, Yes. The
> reason for the change is that the previous instruction edited the
> downloaded file directly. We don't do this. A second pass would mean an
> alternate set of instructions for those who build from their sources
No, it wouldn't. In this case anyway. However, I can see your point.
Additionally, the md5sum doesn't change in the original download, so
this ends up being a good thing.
> however, precedence was set March 14th, 2006 by
> Bruce in the binary JDK installation. I had seen the same issue in fop
> so I 'fixed' it.
Well, I hardly call adding needless commands to the instructions as
"fixing" anything, but for consistency purposes, I suppose we should
leave it as it is now. :-)
Thanks for the clarification, DJ.
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