r6475 - in trunk/BOOK: introduction/welcome pst/ps

DJ Lucas blfs-dev at lucasit.com
Sun Jan 28 10:00:42 PST 2007

Randy McMurchy wrote:
> Randy McMurchy wrote these words on 01/28/07 09:29 CST:
>> dj at linuxfromscratch.org wrote these words on 01/28/07 01:59 CST:
>>> Log:
>>> Removed modification of jai source file in fop instructions.
>> I cannot see where this actually does anything except move the
>> JAI file from the build directory to the root of the FOP source
>> tree. Which actually, does nothing. I'm thinking about reverting
>> the change, or does this change actually *do* anything, and I've
>> overlooked it?
> Revisiting this as there's a broken URL in the instructions as well
> (a new version of FOP has finally been released).
> I'm even more inclined now to revert DJ's change, as the way it is
> now, we leave the *broken* JAI tarball on the system. The way it
> was, the tarball is left *fixed*. So, unless there's something I'm
> missing here, I cannot see what benefit the change does, at the
> expense of adding an additional command to the instructions.
> Can anyone provide a clue on what I may be missing?
Yes.  You are wanting to edit a source download.  We don't want to do 
this because it would require altering the instructions for a second 
pass build (although it'd be harmless to rerun the sed).

-- DJ Lucas

-- DJ Lucas

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