cvs commit: LFS/BOOK/chapter06 glibc-inst.xml

gerard at linuxfromscratch.org gerard at linuxfromscratch.org
Thu Jan 2 14:01:49 PST 2003


gerard      03/01/02 17:01:49

  Modified:    BOOK/chapter06 glibc-inst.xml
  Log:
  reworded some of the text
  
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  1.77      +13 -15    LFS/BOOK/chapter06/glibc-inst.xml
  
  Index: glibc-inst.xml
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  RCS file: /home/cvsroot/LFS/BOOK/chapter06/glibc-inst.xml,v
  retrieving revision 1.76
  retrieving revision 1.77
  diff -u -r1.76 -r1.77
  --- glibc-inst.xml	2 Jan 2003 21:03:15 -0000	1.76
  +++ glibc-inst.xml	2 Jan 2003 22:01:49 -0000	1.77
  @@ -1,7 +1,7 @@
   <sect2><title> </title><para> </para></sect2>
   
   <sect2>
  -<title>Installation of Glibc</title>
  +<title>Glibc installation</title>
   
   <para>Before starting to install glibc, you must cd into the
   glibc-&glibc-version; directory and unpack glibc-linuxthreads inside
  @@ -18,8 +18,7 @@
   <para>Basically, compiling Glibc in any other way than the book suggests
   is putting your system at very high risk.</para>
   
  -<para>We'll start by applying a patch to Glibc that fixes a few
  -things:</para>
  +<para>We'll start by applying a patch to Glibc that fixes the following:</para>
   
   <itemizedlist>
   <listitem><para>It converts all occurrences of <emphasis>$(PERL)</emphasis>
  @@ -59,25 +58,23 @@
   <para><screen><userinput>patch -Np1 -i ../glibc-&glibc-patch-version;.patch</userinput></screen></para>
   
   <para>Glibc will check for the <filename>/etc/ld.so.conf</filename> file
  -and abort with an error if the file is missing, so we create it.</para>
  +and abort with an error if the file is missing, so we must create it.</para>
   
   <para><screen><userinput>touch /etc/ld.so.conf</userinput></screen></para>
   
   <para>It is recommended by the Glibc installation documentation to build
  -Glibc outside of the source directory in a dedicated directory. Let's
  -create such a directory and make it our CWD (Current Working
  -Directory).</para>
  +Glibc outside of the source directory in a dedicated directory.</para>
   
   <para><screen><userinput>mkdir ../glibc-build &&
   cd ../glibc-build</userinput></screen></para>
   
  -<para>Next, configure Glibc.</para>
  +<para>Next, prepare Glibc to be compiled.</para>
   
   <para><screen><userinput>../glibc-&glibc-version;/configure --prefix=/usr \
       --disable-profile --enable-add-ons \
       --libexecdir=/usr/bin</userinput></screen></para>
   
  -<para>During the configure stage you will see the following warning:</para>
  +<para>During this stage you will see the following warning:</para>
   
   <blockquote><screen>configure: warning:
   *** These auxiliary programs are missing or too old: msgfmt
  @@ -127,9 +124,10 @@
   <para><screen><userinput>make &&
   make install</userinput></screen></para>
   
  -<para>Locales aren't installed by default so we install them now. Locales
  -are used by Glibc to make your Linux system talk in a different language
  -such as your native tongue.</para>
  +<para>Locales aren't installed when you ran
  +<userinput>make install</userinput>, so we have to do that ourselves now.
  +Locales are used by Glibc to make your Linux system talk in a different
  +language.</para>
   
   <para><screen><userinput>make localedata/install-locales</userinput></screen></para>
   
  @@ -139,9 +137,9 @@
   command. Information on this can be found in the INSTALL
   file in the glibc-&glibc-version; tree.</para>
   
  -<para>To finish off the installation we'll reload Bash so it uses the new
  -libnss files. This will get rid of the <emphasis>I have no name!</emphasis>
  -message in the command prompt.</para>
  +<para>To finish off the installation we'll reload Bash so it uses the
  +libnss files. This will also get rid of the
  +<emphasis>I have no name!</emphasis> message in the command prompt.</para>
   
   <para><screen><userinput>exec /static/bin/bash --login</userinput></screen></para>
   
  
  
  
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