cvs commit: LFS/BOOK/chapter01 changelog.xml

gerard at linuxfromscratch.org gerard at linuxfromscratch.org
Sat May 18 10:52:35 PDT 2002


gerard      02/05/18 10:52:35

  Modified:    BOOK     index.xml
               BOOK/appendixa e2fsprogs-desc.xml glibc-desc.xml
               BOOK/chapter01 changelog.xml
  Log:
  added some descs for Glibc and E2fsprogs
  
  Revision  Changes    Path
  1.418     +2 -2      LFS/BOOK/index.xml
  
  Index: index.xml
  ===================================================================
  RCS file: /home/cvsroot/LFS/BOOK/index.xml,v
  retrieving revision 1.417
  retrieving revision 1.418
  diff -u -r1.417 -r1.418
  --- index.xml	17 May 2002 23:04:26 -0000	1.417
  +++ index.xml	18 May 2002 17:52:35 -0000	1.418
  @@ -4,8 +4,8 @@
   
   <!ENTITY book SYSTEM "book/book.xml">
   
  -<!ENTITY version "20020517">
  -<!ENTITY releasedate "May 17th, 2002">
  +<!ENTITY version "20020518">
  +<!ENTITY releasedate "May 18th, 2002">
   
   <!ENTITY ftp-root "ftp://ftp.linuxfromscratch.org">
   <!ENTITY http-root "http://ftp.linuxfromscratch.org">
  
  
  
  1.6       +8 -4      LFS/BOOK/appendixa/e2fsprogs-desc.xml
  
  Index: e2fsprogs-desc.xml
  ===================================================================
  RCS file: /home/cvsroot/LFS/BOOK/appendixa/e2fsprogs-desc.xml,v
  retrieving revision 1.5
  retrieving revision 1.6
  diff -u -r1.5 -r1.6
  --- e2fsprogs-desc.xml	19 Apr 2002 18:27:00 -0000	1.5
  +++ e2fsprogs-desc.xml	18 May 2002 17:52:35 -0000	1.6
  @@ -54,7 +54,9 @@
   file system.</para></sect4>
   
   <sect4><title>mk_cmds</title>
  -<para>No description is currently available.</para></sect4>
  +<para>The mk_cmds utility takes a command table file as input and produces
  +a C source file as output which is intended to be used with the subsystem
  +library, libss.</para></sect4>
   
   <sect4><title>mke2fs and mkfs.ext2</title>
   <para>mke2fs is used to create a Linux second extended file system on a device 
  @@ -89,19 +91,21 @@
   <sect3><title>Descriptions</title>
   
   <sect4><title>libcom_err</title>
  -<para>No description is currently available.</para></sect4>
  +<para>The common error display routine.</para></sect4>
   
   <sect4><title>libe2p</title>
   <para>No description is currently available.</para></sect4>
   
   <sect4><title>libext2fs</title>
  -<para>No description is currently available.</para></sect4>
  +<para>The ext2fs library is designed to allow user-level programs to
  +manipulate an ext2 filesystem.</para></sect4>
   
   <sect4><title>libss</title>
   <para>No description is currently available.</para></sect4>
   
   <sect4><title>libuuid</title>
  -<para>No description is currently available.</para></sect4>
  +<para>The libuuid library is used to generate unique identifiers for
  +objects that may be accessible beyond the local system.</para></sect4>
   
   </sect3>
   
  
  
  
  1.13      +21 -9     LFS/BOOK/appendixa/glibc-desc.xml
  
  Index: glibc-desc.xml
  ===================================================================
  RCS file: /home/cvsroot/LFS/BOOK/appendixa/glibc-desc.xml,v
  retrieving revision 1.12
  retrieving revision 1.13
  diff -u -r1.12 -r1.13
  --- glibc-desc.xml	16 May 2002 18:42:13 -0000	1.12
  +++ glibc-desc.xml	18 May 2002 17:52:35 -0000	1.13
  @@ -177,32 +177,44 @@
   memory usage of a program.</para></sect4>
   
   <sect4><title>libnsl, libnsl_p</title>
  -<para>No description is currently available.</para></sect4>
  +<para>libnsl is the network services library.</para></sect4>
   
   <sect4><title>libnss_compat, libnss_dns, libnss_files, 
   libnss_hesiod, libnss_nis, libnss_nisplus</title>
  -<para>No description is currently available.</para></sect4>
  +<para>The basic idea is to put the implementation of the different services
  +offered to access the databases in separate modules. This has some
  +advantages:</para>
  +<itemizedlist>
  +<listitem><para>Contributors can add new services without adding them to
  +GNU C Library.</para></listitem>
  +<listitem><para>The modules can be updated separately.</para></listitem>
  +<listitem><para>The C library image is smaller.</para></listitem>
  +</itemizedlist></sect4>
   
   <sect4><title>libpcprofile</title>
   <para>No description is currently available.</para></sect4>
   
   <sect4><title>libpthread, libpthread_p</title>
  -<para>No description is currently available.</para></sect4>
  +<para>The POSIX threads library.</para></sect4>
   
   <sect4><title>libresolv, libresolv_p</title>
  -<para>No description is currently available.</para></sect4>
  +<para>Functions in this library provide for creating, sending, and
  +interpreting packets to the Internet domain name servers.</para></sect4>
   
   <sect4><title>librpcsvc, librpcsvc_p</title>
  -<para>No description is currently available.</para></sect4>
  +<para>Functions in this library provide miscellaneous RPC services.</para></sect4>
   
   <sect4><title>librt, librt_p</title>
  -<para>No description is currently available.</para></sect4>
  +<para>Functions in this library provide most of the interfaces specified by
  +the POSIX.1b Realtime Extension.</para></sect4>
   
   <sect4><title>libthread_db</title>
  -<para>No description is currently available.</para></sect4>
  +<para>Functions is this library are useful for building debuggers for
  +multi-threaded programs.</para></sect4>
   
  -<sect4><title>libutil, libutil</title>
  -<para>No description is currently available.</para></sect4>
  +<sect4><title>libutil, libutil_p</title>
  +<para>Contains code for "standard" functions used in many different unix
  +utilities.</para></sect4>
   
   </sect3>
   
  
  
  
  1.285     +6 -0      LFS/BOOK/chapter01/changelog.xml
  
  Index: changelog.xml
  ===================================================================
  RCS file: /home/cvsroot/LFS/BOOK/chapter01/changelog.xml,v
  retrieving revision 1.284
  retrieving revision 1.285
  diff -u -r1.284 -r1.285
  --- changelog.xml	17 May 2002 23:04:26 -0000	1.284
  +++ changelog.xml	18 May 2002 17:52:35 -0000	1.285
  @@ -27,6 +27,12 @@
   
   </para></listitem>
   
  +<listitem><para>May 18th, 2002 [gerard]: Appendix A - E2fsprogs: Added some
  +descriptions.</para></listitem>
  +
  +<listitem><para>May 18th, 2002 [gerard]: Appendix A - Glibc: Added some
  +more descriptions.</para></listitem>
  +
   <listitem><para>May 17th, 2002 [markh]: Changed all chown X.X's to chown
   X:X's which is less likely to run into problems (according to info
   chown).</para></listitem>
  
  
  
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