r6776 - in trunk/BOOK: introduction/welcome x/installing

Dan Nicholson dbn.lists at gmail.com
Thu May 24 10:26:14 PDT 2007

On 5/24/07, Randy McMurchy <randy at linuxfromscratch.org> wrote:
> dnicholson at linuxfromscratch.org wrote:
> >            <para>[dnicholson] - Various changes were applied to the XFree86
> >            page. A patch was added to allow XFree86 against newer FreeType
> > -          releases. The install targets were reduced to a single command.</para>
> > +          releases. Also, the install targets were reduced to a single
> > +          command. Finally, the <filename>host.def</filename> file was
> > +          rewritten so that all the drivers are installed by default. This
> > +          requires a fix to allow one of the input drivers to build.</para>
> Please, Dan, remember the conversation (on list) we had about
> trying to be concise in the ChangeLog. IMO, the first sentence
> you wrote would be ample and the rest is too much detail. It
> doesn't really matter, but I thought it is worth mentioning
> again.

Sure. Is there anywhere better that information should be? I feel like
it's helpful so you know what people were doing. I could put that info
in the commit message. Would you rather not see that at all? It's not
that big a deal to me, so I won't be offended if you tell me to pipe
down :)


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