r5493 - in branches/cross-lfs/BOOK: introduction/common temp-tools temp-tools/common

jim at linuxfromscratch.org jim at linuxfromscratch.org
Sat May 28 10:14:53 PDT 2005


Author: jim
Date: 2005-05-28 11:14:52 -0600 (Sat, 28 May 2005)
New Revision: 5493

Added:
   branches/cross-lfs/BOOK/temp-tools/common/texinfo.xml
Modified:
   branches/cross-lfs/BOOK/introduction/common/changelog.xml
   branches/cross-lfs/BOOK/temp-tools/ppc-chapter.xml
   branches/cross-lfs/BOOK/temp-tools/raq2-chapter.xml
   branches/cross-lfs/BOOK/temp-tools/sparc-chapter.xml
   branches/cross-lfs/BOOK/temp-tools/sparc64-chapter.xml
   branches/cross-lfs/BOOK/temp-tools/x86-chapter.xml
   branches/cross-lfs/BOOK/temp-tools/x86_64-chapter.xml
Log:
Added texinfo to the temp-tools section. This is needed to allow binutils
to make the info pages.



Modified: branches/cross-lfs/BOOK/introduction/common/changelog.xml
===================================================================
--- branches/cross-lfs/BOOK/introduction/common/changelog.xml	2005-05-28 17:10:26 UTC (rev 5492)
+++ branches/cross-lfs/BOOK/introduction/common/changelog.xml	2005-05-28 17:14:52 UTC (rev 5493)
@@ -94,6 +94,14 @@
 -->
 
 <itemizedlist>
+<listitem><para>May 28, 2005 [jim]</para>
+<itemizedlist>
+<listitem><para>Added texinfo to temp-tools section, will allow binutils to make info pages..</para></listitem>
+</itemizedlist>
+</listitem>
+</itemizedlist>
+
+<itemizedlist>
 <listitem><para>May 27, 2005 [jim]</para>
 <itemizedlist>
 <listitem><para>Adding ownership change to prevent issues during reboot.</para></listitem>

Added: branches/cross-lfs/BOOK/temp-tools/common/texinfo.xml
===================================================================
--- branches/cross-lfs/BOOK/temp-tools/common/texinfo.xml	2005-05-28 17:10:26 UTC (rev 5492)
+++ branches/cross-lfs/BOOK/temp-tools/common/texinfo.xml	2005-05-28 17:14:52 UTC (rev 5493)
@@ -0,0 +1,186 @@
+<?xml version="1.0" encoding="ISO-8859-1"?>
+<!DOCTYPE sect1 PUBLIC "-//OASIS//DTD DocBook XML V4.4//EN"
+  "http://www.oasis-open.org/docbook/xml/4.4/docbookx.dtd" [
+  <!ENTITY % general-entities SYSTEM "../../general.ent">
+  <!ENTITY % patches-entities SYSTEM "../../patches.ent">
+  %general-entities;
+  %patches-entities;
+]>
+
+<sect1 id="ch-temp-tools-texinfo" role="wrap">
+  <?dbhtml filename="texinfo.html"?>
+
+  <title>Texinfo-&texinfo-version;</title>
+
+  <indexterm zone="ch-temp-tools-texinfo">
+    <primary sortas="a-Texinfo">Texinfo</primary>
+  </indexterm>
+
+  <sect2 role="package">
+    <title/>
+
+    <para>The Texinfo package contains programs for reading, writing, and
+    converting Info documents.</para>
+
+    <segmentedlist>
+      <segtitle>&buildtime;</segtitle>
+      <segtitle>&diskspace;</segtitle>
+
+      <seglistitem>
+        <seg>Not checked yet</seg>
+        <seg>Not checked yet</seg>
+      </seglistitem>
+    </segmentedlist>
+
+    <segmentedlist>
+      <segtitle>&dependencies;</segtitle>
+
+      <seglistitem>
+        <seg>Bash, Binutils, Coreutils, Diffutils, GCC, Gettext, Glibc,
+        Grep, Make, Ncurses, and Sed</seg>
+      </seglistitem>
+    </segmentedlist>
+
+  </sect2>
+
+  <sect2 role="installation">
+    <title>Installation of Texinfo</title>
+
+    <para>Prepare Texinfo for compilation:</para>
+
+<screen><userinput>./configure --prefix=/usr</userinput></screen>
+
+    <para>Compile the package:</para>
+
+<screen><userinput>make</userinput></screen>
+
+    <para>To test the results, issue:
+    <userinput>make check</userinput>.</para>
+
+    <para>Install the package:</para>
+
+<screen><userinput>make install</userinput></screen>
+
+    <para>Optionally, install the components belonging in a TeX
+    installation:</para>
+
+<screen><userinput>make TEXMF=/usr/share/texmf install-tex</userinput></screen>
+
+    <variablelist>
+      <title>The meaning of the make parameter:</title>
+
+      <varlistentry>
+        <term><parameter>TEXMF=/usr/share/texmf</parameter></term>
+        <listitem>
+          <para>The <envar>TEXMF</envar> makefile variable holds the location
+          of the root of the TeX tree if, for example, a TeX package will be
+          installed later.</para>
+        </listitem>
+      </varlistentry>
+    </variablelist>
+
+
+    <para>The Info documentation system uses a plain text file to hold its list
+    of menu entries. The file is located at
+    <filename>/usr/share/info/dir</filename>. Unfortunately, due to occasional
+    problems in the Makefiles of various packages, it can sometimes get out of
+    step with the Info manuals installed on the system. If the
+    <filename>/usr/share/info/dir</filename> file ever needs to be recreated,
+    the following optional commands will accomplish the task:</para>
+
+<screen><userinput>cd /usr/share/info
+rm dir
+for f in *
+do install-info $f dir 2>/dev/null
+done</userinput></screen>
+
+  </sect2>
+
+  <sect2 id="contents-texinfo" role="content">
+    <title>Contents of Texinfo</title>
+
+    <segmentedlist>
+      <segtitle>Installed programs</segtitle>
+
+      <seglistitem>
+        <seg>info, infokey, install-info, makeinfo, texi2dvi, and texindex</seg>
+      </seglistitem>
+    </segmentedlist>
+
+    <variablelist>
+      <bridgehead renderas="sect3">Short Descriptions</bridgehead>
+      <?dbfo list-presentation="list"?>
+      <?dbhtml list-presentation="table"?>
+
+      <varlistentry id="info">
+        <term><command>info</command></term>
+        <listitem>
+          <para>Used to read Info documents which are similar to man
+          pages, but often go much deeper than just explaining all the command
+          line options. For example, compare <command>man bison</command> and
+          <command>info bison</command>.</para>
+          <indexterm zone="ch-temp-tools-texinfo info">
+            <primary sortas="b-info">info</primary>
+          </indexterm>
+        </listitem>
+      </varlistentry>
+
+      <varlistentry id="infokey">
+        <term><command>infokey</command></term>
+        <listitem>
+          <para>Compiles a source file containing Info customizations into a
+          binary format</para>
+          <indexterm zone="ch-temp-tools-texinfo infokey">
+            <primary sortas="b-infokey">infokey</primary>
+          </indexterm>
+        </listitem>
+      </varlistentry>
+
+      <varlistentry id="install-info">
+        <term><command>install-info</command></term>
+        <listitem>
+          <para>Used to install Info files; it updates entries in the Info index
+          file</para>
+          <indexterm zone="ch-temp-tools-texinfo install-info">
+            <primary sortas="b-install-info">install-info</primary>
+          </indexterm>
+        </listitem>
+      </varlistentry>
+
+      <varlistentry id="makeinfo">
+        <term><command>makeinfo</command></term>
+        <listitem>
+          <para>Translates the given Texinfo source documents into
+          info files, plain text, or HTML</para>
+          <indexterm zone="ch-temp-tools-texinfo makeinfo">
+            <primary sortas="b-makeinfo">makeinfo</primary>
+          </indexterm>
+        </listitem>
+      </varlistentry>
+
+      <varlistentry id="texi2dvi">
+        <term><command>texi2dvi</command></term>
+        <listitem>
+          <para>Used to format the given Texinfo document into a
+          device-independent file that can be printed</para>
+          <indexterm zone="ch-temp-tools-texinfo texi2dvi">
+            <primary sortas="b-texi2dvi">texi2dvi</primary>
+          </indexterm>
+        </listitem>
+      </varlistentry>
+
+      <varlistentry id="texindex">
+        <term><command>texindex</command></term>
+        <listitem>
+          <para>Used to sort Texinfo index files</para>
+          <indexterm zone="ch-temp-tools-texinfo texindex">
+            <primary sortas="b-texindex">texindex</primary>
+          </indexterm>
+        </listitem>
+      </varlistentry>
+
+    </variablelist>
+
+  </sect2>
+
+</sect1>

Modified: branches/cross-lfs/BOOK/temp-tools/ppc-chapter.xml
===================================================================
--- branches/cross-lfs/BOOK/temp-tools/ppc-chapter.xml	2005-05-28 17:10:26 UTC (rev 5492)
+++ branches/cross-lfs/BOOK/temp-tools/ppc-chapter.xml	2005-05-28 17:14:52 UTC (rev 5493)
@@ -13,5 +13,6 @@
 <xi:include xmlns:xi="http://www.w3.org/2003/XInclude" href="common/expect.xml"/>
 <xi:include xmlns:xi="http://www.w3.org/2003/XInclude" href="common/dejagnu.xml"/>
 <xi:include xmlns:xi="http://www.w3.org/2003/XInclude" href="common/perl.xml"/>
+<xi:include xmlns:xi="http://www.w3.org/2003/XInclude" href="common/texinfo.xml"/>
 
 </chapter>

Modified: branches/cross-lfs/BOOK/temp-tools/raq2-chapter.xml
===================================================================
--- branches/cross-lfs/BOOK/temp-tools/raq2-chapter.xml	2005-05-28 17:10:26 UTC (rev 5492)
+++ branches/cross-lfs/BOOK/temp-tools/raq2-chapter.xml	2005-05-28 17:14:52 UTC (rev 5493)
@@ -13,5 +13,6 @@
 <xi:include xmlns:xi="http://www.w3.org/2003/XInclude" href="common/expect.xml"/>
 <xi:include xmlns:xi="http://www.w3.org/2003/XInclude" href="common/dejagnu.xml"/>
 <xi:include xmlns:xi="http://www.w3.org/2003/XInclude" href="common/perl.xml"/>
+<xi:include xmlns:xi="http://www.w3.org/2003/XInclude" href="common/texinfo.xml"/>
 
 </chapter>

Modified: branches/cross-lfs/BOOK/temp-tools/sparc-chapter.xml
===================================================================
--- branches/cross-lfs/BOOK/temp-tools/sparc-chapter.xml	2005-05-28 17:10:26 UTC (rev 5492)
+++ branches/cross-lfs/BOOK/temp-tools/sparc-chapter.xml	2005-05-28 17:14:52 UTC (rev 5493)
@@ -13,5 +13,6 @@
 <xi:include xmlns:xi="http://www.w3.org/2003/XInclude" href="common/expect.xml"/>
 <xi:include xmlns:xi="http://www.w3.org/2003/XInclude" href="common/dejagnu.xml"/>
 <xi:include xmlns:xi="http://www.w3.org/2003/XInclude" href="common/perl.xml"/>
+<xi:include xmlns:xi="http://www.w3.org/2003/XInclude" href="common/texinfo.xml"/>
 
 </chapter>

Modified: branches/cross-lfs/BOOK/temp-tools/sparc64-chapter.xml
===================================================================
--- branches/cross-lfs/BOOK/temp-tools/sparc64-chapter.xml	2005-05-28 17:10:26 UTC (rev 5492)
+++ branches/cross-lfs/BOOK/temp-tools/sparc64-chapter.xml	2005-05-28 17:14:52 UTC (rev 5493)
@@ -16,5 +16,6 @@
 <xi:include xmlns:xi="http://www.w3.org/2003/XInclude" href="common/dejagnu.xml"/>
 <xi:include xmlns:xi="http://www.w3.org/2003/XInclude" href="multilib/perl.xml"/>
 <xi:include xmlns:xi="http://www.w3.org/2003/XInclude" href="multilib/perl-64bit.xml"/>
+<xi:include xmlns:xi="http://www.w3.org/2003/XInclude" href="common/texinfo.xml"/>
 
 </chapter>

Modified: branches/cross-lfs/BOOK/temp-tools/x86-chapter.xml
===================================================================
--- branches/cross-lfs/BOOK/temp-tools/x86-chapter.xml	2005-05-28 17:10:26 UTC (rev 5492)
+++ branches/cross-lfs/BOOK/temp-tools/x86-chapter.xml	2005-05-28 17:14:52 UTC (rev 5493)
@@ -13,5 +13,6 @@
 <xi:include xmlns:xi="http://www.w3.org/2003/XInclude" href="common/expect.xml"/>
 <xi:include xmlns:xi="http://www.w3.org/2003/XInclude" href="common/dejagnu.xml"/>
 <xi:include xmlns:xi="http://www.w3.org/2003/XInclude" href="common/perl.xml"/>
+<xi:include xmlns:xi="http://www.w3.org/2003/XInclude" href="common/texinfo.xml"/>
 
 </chapter>

Modified: branches/cross-lfs/BOOK/temp-tools/x86_64-chapter.xml
===================================================================
--- branches/cross-lfs/BOOK/temp-tools/x86_64-chapter.xml	2005-05-28 17:10:26 UTC (rev 5492)
+++ branches/cross-lfs/BOOK/temp-tools/x86_64-chapter.xml	2005-05-28 17:14:52 UTC (rev 5493)
@@ -13,5 +13,6 @@
 <xi:include xmlns:xi="http://www.w3.org/2003/XInclude" href="common/expect.xml"/>
 <xi:include xmlns:xi="http://www.w3.org/2003/XInclude" href="common/dejagnu.xml"/>
 <xi:include xmlns:xi="http://www.w3.org/2003/XInclude" href="common/perl.xml"/>
+<xi:include xmlns:xi="http://www.w3.org/2003/XInclude" href="common/texinfo.xml"/>
 
 </chapter>




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