[blfs-book] r10475 - trunk/edguide

ken at linuxfromscratch.org ken at linuxfromscratch.org
Sat Jul 28 17:07:35 PDT 2012

Author: ken
Date: 2012-07-28 18:07:29 -0600 (Sat, 28 Jul 2012)
New Revision: 10475

Expand the notes on indexing for Configuration Files and Others.

Modified: trunk/edguide/chapter06.xml
--- trunk/edguide/chapter06.xml	2012-07-28 23:46:35 UTC (rev 10474)
+++ trunk/edguide/chapter06.xml	2012-07-29 00:07:29 UTC (rev 10475)
@@ -481,6 +481,20 @@
     item will be sorted within its section. It is <emphasis>not</emphasis>
     case sensitive.</para>
+    <para>For configuration files in section 'e' the prefix to the file name has
+    to be in a specific format. Mostly, this means the full directory path, but
+    with '/' replaced by '-', e.g. e-etc-sgml.conf for
+    <literal>/etc/sgml.conf</literal>.  However, for a user's dot files use
+    e-AA- without the dot e.g. for <literal>~/.pangorc</literal> use
+    e-AA-pangorc.</para>
+    <para>Section 'g' is typically used for perl modules, in the Foo::Bar format
+    for two-word names (not Foo-Bar), and can also be used for anything else
+    which does not fit elsewhere but needs to be indexed, e.g. page names where
+    there are no packages, or other types of files which have been listed in a
+    package's list of installed files. For examples, look at the bottom
+    of <filename>longindex.html</filename>.</para>

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