cvs commit: LFS/BOOK/chapter07 usage.xml

gerard at linuxfromscratch.org gerard at linuxfromscratch.org
Wed May 29 16:13:57 PDT 2002


gerard      02/05/29 16:13:57

  Modified:    BOOK/appendixa psmisc-desc.xml shadowpwd-desc.xml
                        shellutils-desc.xml sysvinit-desc.xml
               BOOK/chapter06 glibc-exp.xml pwdgroup.xml
               BOOK/chapter07 usage.xml
  Log:
  applied Alex's so-it's-ids.patch
  
  Revision  Changes    Path
  1.11      +4 -4      LFS/BOOK/appendixa/psmisc-desc.xml
  
  Index: psmisc-desc.xml
  ===================================================================
  RCS file: /home/cvsroot/LFS/BOOK/appendixa/psmisc-desc.xml,v
  retrieving revision 1.10
  retrieving revision 1.11
  diff -u -r1.10 -r1.11
  --- psmisc-desc.xml	23 May 2002 17:00:34 -0000	1.10
  +++ psmisc-desc.xml	29 May 2002 23:13:57 -0000	1.11
  @@ -9,16 +9,16 @@
   <sect3><title>Descriptions</title>
   
   <sect4><title>fuser</title>
  -<para>fuser displays the PIDs of processes using the specified files or file 
  -systems.</para></sect4>
  +<para>fuser displays the PIDs of processes that use the specified
  +files or file systems.</para></sect4>
   
   <sect4><title>killall</title>
   <para>killall sends a signal to all processes running any of the specified 
   commands.</para></sect4>
   
   <sect4><title>pidof</title>
  -<para>pidof finds the process id's (pids) of the named programs and
  -prints those id's on standard output.</para></sect4>
  +<para>pidof displays the process identifiers (PIDs) of the named
  +programs.</para></sect4>
   
   <sect4><title>pstree</title>
   <para>pstree shows running processes as a tree.</para></sect4>
  
  
  
  1.10      +3 -3      LFS/BOOK/appendixa/shadowpwd-desc.xml
  
  Index: shadowpwd-desc.xml
  ===================================================================
  RCS file: /home/cvsroot/LFS/BOOK/appendixa/shadowpwd-desc.xml,v
  retrieving revision 1.9
  retrieving revision 1.10
  diff -u -r1.9 -r1.10
  --- shadowpwd-desc.xml	23 May 2002 17:01:15 -0000	1.9
  +++ shadowpwd-desc.xml	29 May 2002 23:13:57 -0000	1.10
  @@ -107,9 +107,9 @@
   <para>sg executes command as a different group ID.</para></sect4>
   
   <sect4><title>su</title>
  -<para>su changes the effective user id and group id to that of a given user.
  -This replaces the su programs that's installed from the
  -Sh-utils package.</para></sect4>
  +<para>su changes the effective user and group IDs to that of a given user.
  +(This program replaces the su program installed from the
  +Sh-utils package.)</para></sect4>
   
   <sect4><title>useradd</title>
   <para>useradd creates a new user or update default new user 
  
  
  
  1.13      +8 -6      LFS/BOOK/appendixa/shellutils-desc.xml
  
  Index: shellutils-desc.xml
  ===================================================================
  RCS file: /home/cvsroot/LFS/BOOK/appendixa/shellutils-desc.xml,v
  retrieving revision 1.12
  retrieving revision 1.13
  diff -u -r1.12 -r1.13
  --- shellutils-desc.xml	23 May 2002 17:01:15 -0000	1.12
  +++ shellutils-desc.xml	29 May 2002 23:13:57 -0000	1.13
  @@ -47,11 +47,11 @@
   host.</para></sect4>
   
   <sect4><title>hostname</title>
  -<para>hostname sets or prints the name of the current host system.</para></sect4>
  +<para>hostname prints or sets the name of the current host system.</para></sect4>
   
   <sect4><title>id</title>
  -<para>id prints the real and effective UIDs and GIDs of a user or the current
  -user.</para></sect4>
  +<para>id prints the effective user and group IDs of the current
  +user or a given user.</para></sect4>
   
   <sect4><title>logname</title>
   <para>logname prints the current user's login name.</para></sect4>
  @@ -91,7 +91,7 @@
   <para>stty changes and prints terminal line settings.</para></sect4>
   
   <sect4><title>su</title>
  -<para>su runs a shell with substitute user and group ID's.</para></sect4>
  +<para>su runs a shell with substitute user and group IDs.</para></sect4>
   
   <sect4><title>tee</title>
   <para>tee reads from standard input and writes to standard output and 
  @@ -121,10 +121,12 @@
   <para>who shows who is logged on.</para></sect4>
   
   <sect4><title>whoami</title>
  -<para>whoami prints the user's effective userid.</para></sect4>
  +<para>whoami prints the user name associated with the current
  +effective user ID.</para></sect4>
   
   <sect4><title>yes</title>
  -<para>yes outputs a string repeatedly until killed.</para></sect4>
  +<para>yes outputs 'y' or a given string repeatedly,
  +until killed.</para></sect4>
   
   </sect3>
   
  
  
  
  1.10      +2 -2      LFS/BOOK/appendixa/sysvinit-desc.xml
  
  Index: sysvinit-desc.xml
  ===================================================================
  RCS file: /home/cvsroot/LFS/BOOK/appendixa/sysvinit-desc.xml,v
  retrieving revision 1.9
  retrieving revision 1.10
  diff -u -r1.9 -r1.10
  --- sysvinit-desc.xml	23 May 2002 17:00:34 -0000	1.9
  +++ sysvinit-desc.xml	29 May 2002 23:13:57 -0000	1.10
  @@ -41,8 +41,8 @@
   used to allow or disallow other users to write to his terminal.</para></sect4>
   
   <sect4><title>pidof</title>
  -<para>pidof finds the process id's (pids) of the named programs and prints
  -those id's on standard output.</para></sect4>
  +<para>pidof displays the process identifiers (PIDs) of the named
  +programs.</para></sect4>
   
   <sect4><title>poweroff</title>
   <para>poweroff is equivalent to shutdown -h -p now. It halts the computer and
  
  
  
  1.30      +3 -3      LFS/BOOK/chapter06/glibc-exp.xml
  
  Index: glibc-exp.xml
  ===================================================================
  RCS file: /home/cvsroot/LFS/BOOK/chapter06/glibc-exp.xml,v
  retrieving revision 1.29
  retrieving revision 1.30
  diff -u -r1.29 -r1.30
  --- glibc-exp.xml	26 May 2002 23:18:24 -0000	1.29
  +++ glibc-exp.xml	29 May 2002 23:13:57 -0000	1.30
  @@ -19,9 +19,9 @@
   <para><userinput>sed 's/root/0' login/Makefile.backup >
   login/Makefile:</userinput> This sed command replaces all occurrences of
   <filename>root</filename> in <filename>login/Makefile.backup</filename>
  -with 0. This is because we don't have glibc on the LFS system yet, so
  -usernames can't be resolved to their user id's. Therefore, we replace
  -the username root with user id 0.</para>
  +with 0. This is necessary because we don't have glibc on the LFS system yet, so
  +user names can't be resolved to their user IDs. Therefore, we replace
  +the user name "root" with user ID 0.</para>
   
   <para><userinput>--enable-add-ons:</userinput> This enables the add-on that
   we install with Glibc: linuxthreads</para>
  
  
  
  1.2       +9 -9      LFS/BOOK/chapter06/pwdgroup.xml
  
  Index: pwdgroup.xml
  ===================================================================
  RCS file: /home/cvsroot/LFS/BOOK/chapter06/pwdgroup.xml,v
  retrieving revision 1.1
  retrieving revision 1.2
  diff -u -r1.1 -r1.2
  --- pwdgroup.xml	25 May 2002 00:21:12 -0000	1.1
  +++ pwdgroup.xml	29 May 2002 23:13:57 -0000	1.2
  @@ -2,15 +2,15 @@
   <title>Creating passwd and group files</title>
   <?dbhtml filename="pwdgroup.html" dir="chapter06"?>
   
  -<para>In order for the user and group root to be recognized and to be able to 
  -login, there needs to be an entry in the /etc/passwd and /etc/group file. 
  -Besides the group root, a couple of other groups are recommended and needed by
  -packages. The groups created below aren't part of any standard.
  -The LSB only recommends a group bin with GID 1 to be present besides 
  -group root. Other group names and GID's can be chosen by the user. Well
  -written packages don't depend on GID numbers but just use the group
  -name, so it doesn't matter which GID a group has. Since there
  -aren't any standards for groups the groups created here are the groups the
  +<para>In order for the user and the group "root" to be recognized and to be
  +able to login, there need to be entries in the /etc/passwd and /etc/group file. 
  +Besides the group "root", a couple of other groups are recommended or needed
  +by some packages. The groups created below aren't part of any standard.
  +The LSB only recommends a group "bin" with GID 1 to be present besides 
  +"root". Other group names and GIDs can be chosen by the user.
  +Well-written packages don't depend on GID numbers, but use the group's
  +name; so it doesn't matter which GID a group has. Since there
  +aren't any standards for groups, the groups created here are the groups the
   MAKEDEV script (the script that creates the device files in the /dev
   directory) mentions.</para>
   
  
  
  
  1.18      +1 -1      LFS/BOOK/chapter07/usage.xml
  
  Index: usage.xml
  ===================================================================
  RCS file: /home/cvsroot/LFS/BOOK/chapter07/usage.xml,v
  retrieving revision 1.17
  retrieving revision 1.18
  diff -u -r1.17 -r1.18
  --- usage.xml	23 May 2002 17:47:17 -0000	1.17
  +++ usage.xml	29 May 2002 23:13:57 -0000	1.18
  @@ -76,7 +76,7 @@
   the service doesn't need to be restarted.</para></listitem>
   
   <listitem><para><emphasis>status</emphasis>: Tells if the service 
  -is running and with which PID's.</para></listitem>
  +is running and with which PIDs.</para></listitem>
   
   </itemizedlist>
   
  
  
  
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