"known to build with"

Bruce Dubbs bruce.dubbs at gmail.com
Fri Aug 6 10:49:24 PDT 2010


Ken Moffat wrote:
> On 4 August 2010 23:32, Bruce Dubbs <bruce.dubbs at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I ran into the same thing with mysql. Â Perhaps we need something like:
>>
>> <!ENTITY lfssvn_checked "<para>This package is known to build and work
>> properly using an LFS-SVN-"
>>
>> <!ENTITY platform "platform.</para>">
>>
>>
>> Then, in the page,
>>
>> &lfssvn_checked;20100804 &platform;
>>
>> Change the date as appropriate.
>>
>  I can't get that to pass the validation, the problem seems to be
> (a) the entities are no longer a whole paragraph
> (b) the bit in between (the date) isn't a recognised entity.
> I've got it rendering (in test - I don't have any svn updates
> at the moment, and I'm not sure which version you used for
> mysql) with:
> 
> <!-- usage: <para>&lfssvn_checked;ccyymmdd platform.</para> -->
> <!ENTITY lfssvn_checked       "This package is known to build and work properly
>                                using an LFS-svn-">
> 
>  The 'platform' entity is redundant, but the result does render.
> 
>  Also, no _needs_update version for 6.6 (seems redundant),
> and no _built version for svn (too much text needed with it, perhaps
> another entity for "platform but has not been tested.".
> 
>  Those can be added if someone finds a use case.

The following works for me.

   -- Bruce

===================================================================
--- general.ent (revision 8454)
+++ general.ent (working copy)
@@ -66,6 +66,11 @@
                                 using an LFS-6.5 platform if you use 
current package
                                 sources. See <xref 
linkend='package_updates'/>
                                 for more information.</para>">
+<!ENTITY svn_built            "This package is known to build and work 
properly
+                               using an LFS-SVN-">
+
+<!ENTITY svn_built2            " platform.">
+
  <!-- End special entities about LFS compatibility -->

  <!-- Part II -->
Index: server/databases/mysql.xml
===================================================================
--- server/databases/mysql.xml  (revision 8454)
+++ server/databases/mysql.xml  (working copy)
@@ -41,6 +41,8 @@
      existing BLFS instructions. Note that versions other than the one 
shown
      in the download URLs have not been tested in a BLFS 
environment.</para>

+    <para>&svn_built;20100806&svn_built2;</para>
+
      <bridgehead renderas="sect3">Package Information</bridgehead>
      <itemizedlist spacing="compact">
        <listitem>



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