r4148 - in branches/testing/BOOK: chapter02 chapter03 chapter04 chapter05 chapter06 chapter07 chapter08 prologue

gerard at linuxfromscratch.org gerard at linuxfromscratch.org
Thu Sep 9 18:12:50 PDT 2004

Author: gerard
Date: 2004-09-09 19:12:48 -0600 (Thu, 09 Sep 2004)
New Revision: 4148

Various typo and grammar fixes (affect->effect). Two URL updates to point to ftp.linuxfromscratch.org instead of directly to one of the mirrors

Modified: branches/testing/BOOK/chapter02/creatingfilesystem.xml
--- branches/testing/BOOK/chapter02/creatingfilesystem.xml	2004-09-10 00:23:54 UTC (rev 4147)
+++ branches/testing/BOOK/chapter02/creatingfilesystem.xml	2004-09-10 01:12:48 UTC (rev 4148)
@@ -25,7 +25,7 @@
 <para>If a swap partition was created, it will need to be initialized
 as a swap partition too (also known as formatting, as described above
 with <command>mke2fs</command>) by running the following. If you are using an existing
-swap parition, there is no need to format it.</para>
+swap partition, there is no need to format it.</para>
 <screen><userinput>mkswap /dev/<replaceable>[yyy]</replaceable></userinput></screen>

Modified: branches/testing/BOOK/chapter03/introduction.xml
--- branches/testing/BOOK/chapter03/introduction.xml	2004-09-10 00:23:54 UTC (rev 4147)
+++ branches/testing/BOOK/chapter03/introduction.xml	2004-09-10 01:12:48 UTC (rev 4148)
@@ -8,7 +8,7 @@
 <?dbhtml filename="introduction.html"?>
 <para>This chapter includes a list of packages that need to be
-download for building a basic Linux system. The listed version numbers
+downloaded for building a basic Linux system. The listed version numbers
 correspond to versions of the software that are known to work, and
 this book is based on their use. We highly recommend not using newer
 versions because the build commands for one version may not work with
@@ -24,7 +24,7 @@
 location has changed since this book was published, Google (<ulink
 url="http://www.google.com"/>) provides a useful search engine for
 most packages. If this search is unsuccessful, try one of the
-alternative means of downloading discussed at <ulink
+alternate means of downloading discussed at <ulink
 <para>Downloaded packages and patches will need to be stored somewhere

Modified: branches/testing/BOOK/chapter03/packages.xml
--- branches/testing/BOOK/chapter03/packages.xml	2004-09-10 00:23:54 UTC (rev 4147)
+++ branches/testing/BOOK/chapter03/packages.xml	2004-09-10 01:12:48 UTC (rev 4148)
@@ -42,7 +42,7 @@
 <term>Bison (&bison-version;) - 796 KB:</term>
-<para><ulink url="http://ftp.tuniv.szczecin.pl/pub/Linux/alpha-gnu/bison/"/></para>
+<para><ulink url="ftp://ftp.linuxfromscratch.org/pub/lfs/lfs-packages/conglomeration/bison/"/></para>
@@ -417,9 +417,9 @@
 <note><para>1) File (&file-version;) may no longer be available at the
 listed location. The site administrators of the master download
 location occasionally remove older versions when new ones are
-released. An alternative download location that may have the correct
+released. An alternate download location that may have the correct
 version available is <ulink
 <note><para>2) Released packages of Glibc are not new enough for our
 purposes, so create a tarball of an appropriate Concurrent Versions

Modified: branches/testing/BOOK/chapter03/patches.xml
--- branches/testing/BOOK/chapter03/patches.xml	2004-09-10 00:23:54 UTC (rev 4147)
+++ branches/testing/BOOK/chapter03/patches.xml	2004-09-10 01:12:48 UTC (rev 4148)
@@ -16,7 +16,7 @@
 <variablelist role="materials">
-<term>Bash Dislay Wrap Patch - 1 KB:</term>
+<term>Bash Display Wrap Patch - 1 KB:</term>
 <para><ulink url="&patches-root;bash-&bash-version;-display_wrap-1.patch"/></para>

Modified: branches/testing/BOOK/chapter04/settingenviron.xml
--- branches/testing/BOOK/chapter04/settingenviron.xml	2004-09-10 00:23:54 UTC (rev 4147)
+++ branches/testing/BOOK/chapter04/settingenviron.xml	2004-09-10 01:12:48 UTC (rev 4148)
@@ -48,7 +48,7 @@
 <para>The <command>set +h</command> command turns off
 <command>bash</command>'s hash function. Hashing is ordinarily a useful 
 feature—<command>bash</command> uses a hash table to remember the
-full pathnames of executable files to avoid searching the <envar>PATH</envar> time
+full path of executable files to avoid searching the <envar>PATH</envar> time
 and again to find the same executable. However, the new tools
 should be used as soon as they are installed. By switching off the
 hash function, the shell will always search the <envar>PATH</envar> when a program is

Modified: branches/testing/BOOK/chapter05/binutils-pass1.xml
--- branches/testing/BOOK/chapter05/binutils-pass1.xml	2004-09-10 00:23:54 UTC (rev 4147)
+++ branches/testing/BOOK/chapter05/binutils-pass1.xml	2004-09-10 01:12:48 UTC (rev 4148)
@@ -69,7 +69,7 @@
 <listitem><para>This disables internationalization. This is not needed
-for the static programs, and nls can cause problems when linking
+for the static programs, and NLS can cause problems when linking
@@ -86,7 +86,7 @@
 <listitem><para>This forces all subdirectories to be configured
 immediately. A statically-linked build will fail without it. Use this
-option to work around the problem:</para></listitem>
+option to work around the problem.</para></listitem>

Modified: branches/testing/BOOK/chapter05/gcc-pass2.xml
--- branches/testing/BOOK/chapter05/gcc-pass2.xml	2004-09-10 00:23:54 UTC (rev 4147)
+++ branches/testing/BOOK/chapter05/gcc-pass2.xml	2004-09-10 01:12:48 UTC (rev 4148)
@@ -135,7 +135,7 @@
 <emphasis>__cxa_atexit</emphasis>, rather than
 <emphasis>atexit</emphasis>, to register C++ destructors for local
 statics and global objects.  This option is essential for fully
-standards-compliant handling of destructors. It also affects the C++
+standards-compliant handling of destructors. It also effects the C++
 ABI, and therefore results in C++ shared libraries and C++ programs
 that are interoperable with other Linux

Modified: branches/testing/BOOK/chapter05/toolchaintechnotes.xml
--- branches/testing/BOOK/chapter05/toolchaintechnotes.xml	2004-09-10 00:23:54 UTC (rev 4147)
+++ branches/testing/BOOK/chapter05/toolchaintechnotes.xml	2004-09-10 01:12:48 UTC (rev 4148)
@@ -59,7 +59,7 @@
 <listitem><para>The process is similar in principle to
 cross-compiling, whereby tools installed in the same prefix work in
 cooperation, and thus utilize a little GNU
 <listitem><para>Careful manipulation of the standard linker's library
 search path ensures programs are linked only against chosen
@@ -198,7 +198,7 @@
 <para>Dynamic linking is the default on Linux and has three major
 advantages over static linking. First, only one copy of the executable
 library code is needed on the hard disk, instead of having multiple
-copies of the same code included in several of programs, thus saving
+copies of the same code included in several programs, thus saving
 disk space. Second, when several programs use the same library
 function at the same time, only one copy of the function's code is
 required in core, thus saving memory space. Third, when a library

Modified: branches/testing/BOOK/chapter06/sysvinit.xml
--- branches/testing/BOOK/chapter06/sysvinit.xml	2004-09-10 00:23:54 UTC (rev 4147)
+++ branches/testing/BOOK/chapter06/sysvinit.xml	2004-09-10 01:12:48 UTC (rev 4148)
@@ -106,7 +106,7 @@
 the LFS-Bootscripts package calls the <command>setfont</command>
 program during system startup. Sending this escape sequence is
 necessary for people who use non-ISO 8859-1 screen fonts, but it does
-not affect native English speakers.</para>
+not effect native English speakers.</para>

Modified: branches/testing/BOOK/chapter07/console.xml
--- branches/testing/BOOK/chapter07/console.xml	2004-09-10 00:23:54 UTC (rev 4147)
+++ branches/testing/BOOK/chapter07/console.xml	2004-09-10 01:12:48 UTC (rev 4148)
@@ -60,7 +60,7 @@
 confuses some applications.  For example,
 <application>Emacs</application> displays its help (instead of erasing
 the character before the cursor) when Backspace is pressed. To check
-if the keymap in use is affected (this works only for i386
+if the keymap in use is effected (this works only for i386
 <screen><userinput>zgrep '\W14\W' <replaceable>[/path/to/your/keymap]</replaceable></userinput></screen>

Modified: branches/testing/BOOK/chapter07/profile.xml
--- branches/testing/BOOK/chapter07/profile.xml	2004-09-10 00:23:54 UTC (rev 4147)
+++ branches/testing/BOOK/chapter07/profile.xml	2004-09-10 01:12:48 UTC (rev 4148)
@@ -12,7 +12,7 @@
 <para>The shell program <command>/bin/bash</command> (hereafter
 referred to as <quote>the shell</quote>) uses a collection of startup
 files to help create an environment to run in. Each file has a
-specific use and may affect login and interactive environments
+specific use and may effect login and interactive environments
 differently. The files in the <filename
 class="directory">/etc</filename> directory provide global settings.
 If an equivalent file exists in the home directory, it may override

Modified: branches/testing/BOOK/chapter08/kernel.xml
--- branches/testing/BOOK/chapter08/kernel.xml	2004-09-10 00:23:54 UTC (rev 4147)
+++ branches/testing/BOOK/chapter08/kernel.xml	2004-09-10 01:12:48 UTC (rev 4148)
@@ -31,7 +31,7 @@
 <para>Building the kernel involves a few steps—configuration,
 compilation, and installation. Read the <filename>README</filename>
-file in the kernel source tree for alternative methods to the way this
+file in the kernel source tree for alternate methods to the way this
 book configures the kernel.</para>
 <para>Prepare for compilation by running the following command:</para>

Modified: branches/testing/BOOK/prologue/foreword.xml
--- branches/testing/BOOK/prologue/foreword.xml	2004-09-10 00:23:54 UTC (rev 4147)
+++ branches/testing/BOOK/prologue/foreword.xml	2004-09-10 01:12:48 UTC (rev 4148)
@@ -12,9 +12,9 @@
 discovered issues I definitely would have liked to see improved upon.
 For example, I didn't like the arrangement of the bootscripts or the way
 programs were configured by default. I tried a number of alternate
-distributions to address these issues, yet each had it pros and cons.
+distributions to address these issues, yet each had its pros and cons.
 Finally, I realized that if I wanted full satisfaction from my Linux
-system, I would have to build my own system from scratch.</para>
+system, I would have to build my own from scratch.</para>
 <para>What does this mean? I resolved not to use pre-compiled packages
 of any kind, nor CD-ROMs or boot disks that would install basic

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