r1761 - in trunk/BOOK: final-system/common introduction/common

ken at linuxfromscratch.org ken at linuxfromscratch.org
Sat Jun 10 07:03:10 PDT 2006


Author: ken
Date: 2006-06-10 08:03:09 -0600 (Sat, 10 Jun 2006)
New Revision: 1761

Modified:
   trunk/BOOK/final-system/common/module-init-tools.xml
   trunk/BOOK/introduction/common/changelog.xml
Log:
Fix the install of module-init-tools.

Modified: trunk/BOOK/final-system/common/module-init-tools.xml
===================================================================
--- trunk/BOOK/final-system/common/module-init-tools.xml	2006-06-10 06:52:26 UTC (rev 1760)
+++ trunk/BOOK/final-system/common/module-init-tools.xml	2006-06-10 14:03:09 UTC (rev 1761)
@@ -57,8 +57,23 @@
 
     <para os="j">Install the package:</para>
 
-<screen os="k"><userinput>make install</userinput></screen>
+<screen os="k"><userinput>make INSTALL=install install</userinput></screen>
 
+    <variablelist>
+      <title>The meaning of the make parameter:</title>
+      <varlistentry>
+        <term><parameter>INSTALL=install</parameter></term>
+        <listitem>
+          <para>Normally, make install will not install the binaries if they
+          already exist. This option overrides that behavior by calling
+          <command>install</command> instead of using the default wrapper
+          script.</para>
+        </listitem>
+      </varlistentry>
+    </variablelist>
+
+
+
   </sect2>
 
   <sect2 id="contents-module-init-tools" role="content">

Modified: trunk/BOOK/introduction/common/changelog.xml
===================================================================
--- trunk/BOOK/introduction/common/changelog.xml	2006-06-10 06:52:26 UTC (rev 1760)
+++ trunk/BOOK/introduction/common/changelog.xml	2006-06-10 14:03:09 UTC (rev 1761)
@@ -43,6 +43,11 @@
           <para>[Chris] - Updates to lists of installed programs for
           several packages.</para>
         </listitem>
+	<listitem>
+	  <para>[Ken] - Fixed the module-init-tools install in the presence
+	  of existing files.  Thanks to Manuel for pointing me to the fix in
+	  LFS, and to Dan Nicholson for the fix.</para>
+        </listitem>
       </itemizedlist>
     </listitem>
 




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