[blfs-book] r11701 - in trunk/BOOK: . introduction/important introduction/welcome

ken at higgs.linuxfromscratch.org ken at higgs.linuxfromscratch.org
Mon Aug 26 08:43:33 PDT 2013


Author: ken
Date: Mon Aug 26 08:43:33 2013
New Revision: 11701

Log:
Links to other distros - improve wording re fedora (they have a search box now), replace pld (link was dead, distro seems defunct), add link to openSUSE factory source rpms.

Modified:
   trunk/BOOK/general.ent
   trunk/BOOK/introduction/important/beyond.xml
   trunk/BOOK/introduction/welcome/changelog.xml

Modified: trunk/BOOK/general.ent
==============================================================================
--- trunk/BOOK/general.ent	Mon Aug 26 04:18:11 2013	(r11700)
+++ trunk/BOOK/general.ent	Mon Aug 26 08:43:33 2013	(r11701)
@@ -1,12 +1,12 @@
 <!-- $LastChangedBy$ $Date$ -->
 
-<!ENTITY day          "24">                   <!-- Always 2 digits -->
+<!ENTITY day          "26">                   <!-- Always 2 digits -->
 <!ENTITY month        "08">                   <!-- Always 2 digits -->
 <!ENTITY year         "2013">
 <!ENTITY copyrightdate "2001-&year;">
 <!ENTITY copyholder   "The BLFS Development Team">
 <!ENTITY version      "&year;-&month;-&day;">
-<!ENTITY releasedate  "August 24th, &year;">
+<!ENTITY releasedate  "August 26th, &year;">
 <!ENTITY pubdate      "&year;-&month;-&day;"> <!-- metadata req. by TLDP -->
 <!ENTITY blfs-version "svn">                  <!-- svn|[release #] -->
 <!ENTITY lfs-version  "development">          <!-- version|testing|unstable|development] -->

Modified: trunk/BOOK/introduction/important/beyond.xml
==============================================================================
--- trunk/BOOK/introduction/important/beyond.xml	Mon Aug 26 04:18:11 2013	(r11700)
+++ trunk/BOOK/introduction/important/beyond.xml	Mon Aug 26 08:43:33 2013	(r11701)
@@ -151,13 +151,12 @@
         <listitem>
           <para>Fedora
           <ulink url="http://pkgs.fedoraproject.org/cgit/"/> - this site
-          is still occasionally overloaded, and somewhat hard to navigate (nearly
-          300 pages, linked by number) but it is an easy way of looking at .spec
+          is still occasionally overloaded, but it is an easy way of looking at .spec
           files and patches. If you know their name for the package (e.g. mesa.git)
-          you can append that to the URI to get to it.  If unavailable, try
-          looking for a local mirror of ftp.fedora.com (the primary site is usually
-          unavailable if fedora cgit is not responding) and download a source
-          rpm to see what they do.</para>
+          you can append that to the URI to get to it.  If not, use the search box.
+          If the site is unavailable, try looking for a local mirror of ftp.fedora.com
+          (the primary site is usually unavailable if fedora cgit is not responding)
+          and download a source rpm to see what they do.</para>
         </listitem>
         <listitem>
           <para>Gentoo - the mirrors for ebuilds and patches seem to be well-hidden,
@@ -173,10 +172,9 @@
           <command>dodoc</command>.</para>
         </listitem>
         <listitem>
-          <para>PLD
-          <ulink url="http://cvs.pld-linux.org/cgi-bin/cvsweb/packages/"/> -
-          another distro which uses rpms, cvsweb provides access to patches and the
-          spec files.</para>
+          <para>openSUSE
+          <ulink url="http://download.opensuse.org/factory/repo/src-oss/suse/src/"/> -
+          source only seems to be available in source rpms.</para>
         </listitem>
         <listitem>
           <para>Slackware - the official package browser is currently broken.  The

Modified: trunk/BOOK/introduction/welcome/changelog.xml
==============================================================================
--- trunk/BOOK/introduction/welcome/changelog.xml	Mon Aug 26 04:18:11 2013	(r11700)
+++ trunk/BOOK/introduction/welcome/changelog.xml	Mon Aug 26 08:43:33 2013	(r11701)
@@ -44,6 +44,16 @@
 
 -->
     <listitem>
+      <para>August 26th, 2013</para>
+      <itemizedlist>
+        <listitem>
+          <para>[ken] - Going Beyond BLFS : remove defunct link to PLD
+          and add a link to openSUSE factory.</para>
+        </listitem>
+      </itemizedlist>
+    </listitem>
+
+    <listitem>
       <para>August 25th, 2013</para>
       <itemizedlist>
         <listitem>



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