r1253 - in trunk/BOOK: . chapter01 chapter06

robert at linuxfromscratch.org robert at linuxfromscratch.org
Sun Oct 21 18:40:25 PDT 2007


Author: robert
Date: 2007-10-21 19:40:25 -0600 (Sun, 21 Oct 2007)
New Revision: 1253

Modified:
   trunk/BOOK/chapter01/changelog.xml
   trunk/BOOK/chapter06/sed.xml
   trunk/BOOK/general.ent
Log:
Added temporary file notes for Sed chap6

Modified: trunk/BOOK/chapter01/changelog.xml
===================================================================
--- trunk/BOOK/chapter01/changelog.xml	2007-10-21 02:47:21 UTC (rev 1252)
+++ trunk/BOOK/chapter01/changelog.xml	2007-10-22 01:40:25 UTC (rev 1253)
@@ -49,6 +49,15 @@
 -->
 
     <listitem>
+      <para>October 21, 2007</para>
+      <itemizedlist>
+        <listitem>
+          <para>[robert] - Added temporary file notes for Sed chap6.</para>
+        </listitem>
+      </itemizedlist>
+    </listitem>
+
+    <listitem>
       <para>October 20, 2007</para>
       <itemizedlist>
         <listitem>

Modified: trunk/BOOK/chapter06/sed.xml
===================================================================
--- trunk/BOOK/chapter06/sed.xml	2007-10-21 02:47:21 UTC (rev 1252)
+++ trunk/BOOK/chapter06/sed.xml	2007-10-22 01:40:25 UTC (rev 1253)
@@ -21,6 +21,15 @@
 
     <para>User Notes: <ulink url="&hlfs-wiki;/sed"/></para>
 
+    <para>Auditor Notes: Sed uses temporary files with the <option>--in-place</option>
+    and <option>-i</option> options. This is controled in the <function>ck_mkstemp</function>
+    function in the <filename>lib/utils.c</filename> file. The <quote>tmpdir</quote>
+    variable is set by the <envar>TMPDIR</envar> and <envar>TMP</envar> shell
+    environment variables, at run time, and if neither are set then
+    <filename class="directory">/tmp</filename> is used. Alternatively, setting
+    <option>-DP_tmpdir="/another_tmp"</option> in CFLAGS will replace the hard
+    coded value for <filename class="directory">/tmp</filename>.</para>
+
   </sect2>
 
   <sect2 role="installation">

Modified: trunk/BOOK/general.ent
===================================================================
--- trunk/BOOK/general.ent	2007-10-21 02:47:21 UTC (rev 1252)
+++ trunk/BOOK/general.ent	2007-10-22 01:40:25 UTC (rev 1253)
@@ -1,6 +1,6 @@
 <?xml version="1.0" encoding="ISO-8859-1"?>
-<!ENTITY version "SVN-20071020">
-<!ENTITY releasedate "October 20th, 2007">
+<!ENTITY version "SVN-20071021">
+<!ENTITY releasedate "October 21th, 2007">
 <!ENTITY milestone "1.1">
 
 <!ENTITY lfs-root "http://www.linuxfromscratch.org/">




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