cvs commit: ALFS/nALFS/doc/syntax_doc/nalfs_dtd nalfs_dtd_elem_environment.xml

James Robertson jwrober at
Wed Sep 24 20:21:57 PDT 2003

Kevin P. Fleming wrote:

> jwrober at wrote:
>>   +
>>   +<para>The attribute <token>mode</token> allows you to specify the 
>> append   +creation mode.</para>
>>   +
> Better would be:
> <para>By default, the supplied value replaces any existing value for the 
> specified variable. The attribute <token>mode</token> allows you to 
> specify whether the supplied value should be prepended or appended to 
> the existing value.</para>
>>   +            <variable name="PATH" 
>> mode="prepend">/usr/src/gzip.1.2.4a:$PATH</variable>
> Remove the $PATH part of this assignment (but leave the trailing colon); 
> this was the reason for me to add mode="prepend" in the first place. If 
> you want you can add another line giving an example of mode="append"... 
> maybe LDFLAGS adding " -s" or something like that would be acceptable.
OK, see my next commit with some other stuff.

For now I am keeping a rendered copy on my home at

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