r7571 - in trunk/BOOK: chapter01 chapter06

archaic at linuxfromscratch.org archaic at linuxfromscratch.org
Mon May 1 09:47:41 PDT 2006


Author: archaic
Date: 2006-05-01 10:47:39 -0600 (Mon, 01 May 2006)
New Revision: 7571

Modified:
   trunk/BOOK/chapter01/changelog.xml
   trunk/BOOK/chapter06/module-init-tools.xml
Log:
Fixed issue where module-init-tools would not re-install its binaries. Thanks to Manuel for the report and Dan for the fix.

Modified: trunk/BOOK/chapter01/changelog.xml
===================================================================
--- trunk/BOOK/chapter01/changelog.xml	2006-05-01 15:49:00 UTC (rev 7570)
+++ trunk/BOOK/chapter01/changelog.xml	2006-05-01 16:47:39 UTC (rev 7571)
@@ -40,6 +40,10 @@
       <para>May 1, 2006</para>
       <itemizedlist>
         <listitem>
+          <para>[archaic] - Fixed issue where module-init-tools would not
+          re-install its binaries.</para>
+        </listitem>
+        <listitem>
           <para>[archaic] - Updated to linux-2.6.16.11.</para>
         </listitem>
         <listitem>

Modified: trunk/BOOK/chapter06/module-init-tools.xml
===================================================================
--- trunk/BOOK/chapter06/module-init-tools.xml	2006-05-01 15:49:00 UTC (rev 7570)
+++ trunk/BOOK/chapter06/module-init-tools.xml	2006-05-01 16:47:39 UTC (rev 7571)
@@ -53,8 +53,21 @@
 
     <para>Install the package:</para>
 
-<screen><userinput>make install</userinput></screen>
+<screen><userinput>make INSTALL=install install</userinput></screen>
 
+    <variablelist>
+      <title>The meaning of the make parameter:</title>
+      <varlistentry>
+        <term><parameter>INSTALL=install</parameter></term>
+        <listitem>
+          <para>Normally, make install will not install the binaries if they
+          already exist. This option overrides that behavior by calling
+          <command>install</command> instead of using the default wrapper
+          script.</para>
+        </listitem>
+      </varlistentry>
+    </variablelist>
+
   </sect2>
 
   <sect2 id="contents-module-init-tools" role="content">




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