Some details on CLFS Book

Robert P. J. Day rpjday at mindspring.com
Thu Nov 10 08:24:05 PST 2005


On Thu, 10 Nov 2005, go moko wrote:

> - 3.22.1: The command "cp Makefile.in Makefile.in.orig" is often
> writen as "cp Makefile.in{,.orig}" in the book. It's just a matter
> of coherence.

this is the sort of thing that can be OK only if you define it in the
introductory section "Conventions used in this book," to make sure
everyone understands it.  but, yes, it is riding that fine line of
being too clever by half.

rday



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