r7478 - in branches/alphabetical/BOOK: chapter01 chapter06

ken at linuxfromscratch.org ken at linuxfromscratch.org
Thu Mar 30 04:48:14 PST 2006


Author: ken
Date: 2006-03-30 05:48:13 -0700 (Thu, 30 Mar 2006)
New Revision: 7478

Modified:
   branches/alphabetical/BOOK/chapter01/changelog.xml
   branches/alphabetical/BOOK/chapter06/man-db.xml
Log:
Port r7476 (correct erroneous Man-DB UTF-8 comment) from trunk.

Modified: branches/alphabetical/BOOK/chapter01/changelog.xml
===================================================================
--- branches/alphabetical/BOOK/chapter01/changelog.xml	2006-03-30 12:43:36 UTC (rev 7477)
+++ branches/alphabetical/BOOK/chapter01/changelog.xml	2006-03-30 12:48:13 UTC (rev 7478)
@@ -37,6 +37,16 @@
 -->
 
     <listitem>
+      <para>March 30, 2006</para>
+      <itemizedlist>
+        <listitem>
+          <para>[ken] - Correct my erroneous comment about UTF-8 locales in
+	  Man-DB.  Thanks to Alexander for explaining it.</para>
+        </listitem>
+      </itemizedlist>
+    </listitem>
+
+    <listitem>
       <para>March 29, 2006</para>
       <itemizedlist>
         <listitem>

Modified: branches/alphabetical/BOOK/chapter06/man-db.xml
===================================================================
--- branches/alphabetical/BOOK/chapter06/man-db.xml	2006-03-30 12:43:36 UTC (rev 7477)
+++ branches/alphabetical/BOOK/chapter06/man-db.xml	2006-03-30 12:48:13 UTC (rev 7478)
@@ -119,10 +119,12 @@
     <para>Some packages provide UTF-8 man pages which this version of
     <command>man</command> is unable to display.  The following script will
     allow some of these to be converted into the expected encodings shown in
-    the table below. It will not help if you are using a UTF-8 locale.
-    Because this script  is intended for limited use during the system build,
-    for public data, we will not bother with error checking, nor use a
-    non-predictable temporary file name.</para>
+    the table below. Man-DB expects the manual pages to be in the encodings
+    in the table, and will convert them as necessary to the actual locale
+    encoding when it displays them, so that they will display in both UTF-8
+    and traditional locales.  Because this script is intended for limited use
+    during the system build, for public data, we will not bother with error
+    checking, nor use a non-predictable temporary file name.</para>
 
 <screen><userinput>cat >>convert-mans <<"EOF"
 <literal>#!/bin/sh -e




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