cvs commit: LFS/BOOK/chapter01 changelog.xml

gerard at linuxfromscratch.org gerard at linuxfromscratch.org
Thu May 9 10:50:36 PDT 2002


gerard      02/05/09 10:50:36

  Modified:    BOOK     index.xml
               BOOK/appendixa glibc-desc.xml
               BOOK/chapter01 changelog.xml
  Log:
  filled in missing glibc descriptions
  
  Revision  Changes    Path
  1.413     +2 -2      LFS/BOOK/index.xml
  
  Index: index.xml
  ===================================================================
  RCS file: /home/cvsroot/LFS/BOOK/index.xml,v
  retrieving revision 1.412
  retrieving revision 1.413
  diff -u -r1.412 -r1.413
  --- index.xml	7 May 2002 13:59:54 -0000	1.412
  +++ index.xml	9 May 2002 17:50:36 -0000	1.413
  @@ -4,8 +4,8 @@
   
   <!ENTITY book SYSTEM "book/book.xml">
   
  -<!ENTITY version "20020507">
  -<!ENTITY releasedate "May 7th, 2002">
  +<!ENTITY version "20020509">
  +<!ENTITY releasedate "May 9th, 2002">
   
   <!ENTITY ftp-root "ftp://ftp.linuxfromscratch.org">
   <!ENTITY http-root "http://ftp.linuxfromscratch.org">
  
  
  
  1.10      +18 -12    LFS/BOOK/appendixa/glibc-desc.xml
  
  Index: glibc-desc.xml
  ===================================================================
  RCS file: /home/cvsroot/LFS/BOOK/appendixa/glibc-desc.xml,v
  retrieving revision 1.9
  retrieving revision 1.10
  diff -u -r1.9 -r1.10
  --- glibc-desc.xml	19 Apr 2002 18:27:00 -0000	1.9
  +++ glibc-desc.xml	9 May 2002 17:50:36 -0000	1.10
  @@ -10,13 +10,15 @@
   <sect3><title>Descriptions</title>
   
   <sect4><title>catchsegv</title>
  -<para>No description is currently available.</para></sect4>
  +<para>catchsegv can be used to create a stack trace when a program
  +terminates with a segmentation fault.</para></sect4>
   
   <sect4><title>gencat</title>
   <para>gencat generates message catalogues.</para></sect4>
   
   <sect4><title>getconf</title>
  -<para>No description is currently available.</para></sect4>
  +<para>getconf displays the system configuration values for filesystem
  +specific variables.</para></sect4>
   
   <sect4><title>getent</title>
   <para>getent gets entries from an administrative database.</para></sect4>
  @@ -43,20 +45,23 @@
   <para>No description is currently available.</para></sect4>
   
   <sect4><title>locale</title>
  -<para>No description is currently available.</para></sect4>
  +<para>locale is a Perl program which tells the compiler to enable
  +(or disable) the use of POSIX locales for built-in operations.</para></sect4>
   
   <sect4><title>localedef</title>
   <para>localedef compiles locale specifications.</para></sect4>
   
   <sect4><title>mtrace</title>
  -<para>No description is currently available.</para></sect4>
  +<para>mtrace prints the multicast path from a source to a receiver (an IP
  +trace query).</para></sect4>
   
   <sect4><title>nscd</title>
   <para>nscd is a daemon that provides a cache for the most common name
   service requests.</para></sect4>
   
   <sect4><title>nscd_nischeck</title>
  -<para>No description is currently available.</para></sect4>
  +<para>nscd_nischeck checks whether or not secure mode is necessary for
  +NIS+ lookup.</para></sect4>
   
   <sect4><title>pcprofiledump</title>
   <para>pcprofiledump dumps information generated by 
  @@ -66,14 +71,14 @@
   <para>pt_chown sets the owner, group and access permission of the
   slave pseudo terminal corresponding to the master pseudo terminal passed 
   on file descriptor `3'.  This is the helper program for the `grantpt' 
  -function.  It is not intended to be run directly 
  -from the command line.</para></sect4>
  +function.  It is not intended to be run directly from the command
  +line.</para></sect4>
   
   <sect4><title>rpcgen</title>
  -<para>No description is currently available.</para></sect4>
  +<para>rpcgen generates C code to implement the RPC protocol.</para></sect4>
   
   <sect4><title>rpcinfo</title>
  -<para>No description is currently available.</para></sect4>
  +<para>rpcinfo makes an RPC call to an RPC server.</para></sect4>
   
   <sect4><title>sln</title>
   <para>sln symbolically links dest to source.  It is statically linked,
  @@ -118,13 +123,14 @@
   executables.</para></sect4>
   
   <sect4><title>libBrokenLocale, libBrokenLocale_p</title>
  -<para>No description is currently available.</para></sect4>
  +<para>Used by software, such as Mozilla, to solve broken locales.</para></sect4>
   
   <sect4><title>libSegFault</title>
  -<para>No description is currently available.</para></sect4>
  +<para>libSegFault is a segmentation fault signal handler. It tries to catch
  +segfaults.</para></sect4>
   
   <sect4><title>libanl, libanl_p</title>
  -<para>No description is currently available.</para></sect4>
  +<para>libanl is an asynchronous name lookup library.</para></sect4>
   
   <sect4><title>libbsd-compat</title>
   <para>No description is currently available.</para></sect4>
  
  
  
  1.278     +3 -0      LFS/BOOK/chapter01/changelog.xml
  
  Index: changelog.xml
  ===================================================================
  RCS file: /home/cvsroot/LFS/BOOK/chapter01/changelog.xml,v
  retrieving revision 1.277
  retrieving revision 1.278
  diff -u -r1.277 -r1.278
  --- changelog.xml	6 May 2002 16:38:05 -0000	1.277
  +++ changelog.xml	9 May 2002 17:50:36 -0000	1.278
  @@ -27,6 +27,9 @@
   
   </para></listitem>
   
  +<listitem><para>May 9th, 2002 [gerard]: Appendix A - Glibc: Filled in the
  +missing descriptions.</para></listitem>
  +
   <listitem><para>May 6th, 2002 [gerard]: Chapter 06 - Shadow: Fixed the
   symlink location of <filename class="symlink">vigr</filename> to 
   <filename class="directory">/usr/sbin</filename></para></listitem>
  
  
  
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