r7593 - in trunk/BOOK: . chapter01 chapter06

archaic at linuxfromscratch.org archaic at linuxfromscratch.org
Sun May 7 23:52:30 PDT 2006


Author: archaic
Date: 2006-05-08 00:52:28 -0600 (Mon, 08 May 2006)
New Revision: 7593

Modified:
   trunk/BOOK/chapter01/changelog.xml
   trunk/BOOK/chapter06/creatingdirs.xml
   trunk/BOOK/general.ent
Log:
Made the directory tree creation more concise and removed the extraneous
/opt/* hierarchy (it is not required by FHS). Closes ticket #1656.


Modified: trunk/BOOK/chapter01/changelog.xml
===================================================================
--- trunk/BOOK/chapter01/changelog.xml	2006-05-08 01:30:11 UTC (rev 7592)
+++ trunk/BOOK/chapter01/changelog.xml	2006-05-08 06:52:28 UTC (rev 7593)
@@ -37,6 +37,17 @@
 -->
 
     <listitem>
+      <para>May 8, 2006</para>
+      <itemizedlist>
+        <listitem>
+          <para>[archaic] - Made the directory tree creation more concise and
+          removed the extraneous /opt/* hierarchy (it is not required by
+          FHS). Closes ticket #1656.</para>
+        </listitem>
+      </itemizedlist>
+    </listitem>
+
+    <listitem>
       <para>May 7, 2006</para>
       <itemizedlist>
         <listitem>

Modified: trunk/BOOK/chapter06/creatingdirs.xml
===================================================================
--- trunk/BOOK/chapter06/creatingdirs.xml	2006-05-08 01:30:11 UTC (rev 7592)
+++ trunk/BOOK/chapter06/creatingdirs.xml	2006-05-08 06:52:28 UTC (rev 7593)
@@ -13,25 +13,19 @@
   <para>It is time to create some structure in the LFS file system. Create a
   standard directory tree by issuing the following commands:</para>
 
-<screen><userinput>install -dv /{bin,boot,etc/opt,home,lib,mnt}
-install -dv /{sbin,srv,usr/local,var,opt}
-install -dv /root -m 0750
-install -dv /tmp /var/tmp -m 1777
-install -dv /media/{floppy,cdrom}
-install -dv /usr/{bin,include,lib,sbin,share,src}
-ln -sv share/{man,doc,info} /usr
-install -dv /usr/share/{doc,info,locale,man}
-install -dv /usr/share/{misc,terminfo,zoneinfo}
-install -dv /usr/share/man/man{1..8}
-install -dv /usr/local/{bin,etc,include,lib,sbin,share,src}
-ln -sv share/{man,doc,info} /usr/local
-install -dv /usr/local/share/{doc,info,locale,man}
-install -dv /usr/local/share/{misc,terminfo,zoneinfo}
-install -dv /usr/local/share/man/man{1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8}
-install -dv /var/{lock,log,mail,run,spool}
-install -dv /var/{opt,cache,lib/{misc,locate},local}
-install -dv /opt/{bin,doc,include,info}
-install -dv /opt/{lib,man/man{1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8}}</userinput></screen>
+<screen><userinput>mkdir -pv /{bin,boot,etc/opt,home,lib,mnt,opt}
+mkdir -pv /{media/{floppy,cdrom},sbin,srv,var}
+install -dv -m 0750 /root
+install -dv -m 1777 /tmp /var/tmp
+mkdir -pv /usr/{,local/}{bin,include,lib,sbin,src}
+mkdir -pv /usr/{,local/}share/{doc,info,locale,man}
+mkdir -v  /usr/{,local/}share/{misc,terminfo,zoneinfo}
+mkdir -pv /usr/{,local/}share/man/man{1..8}
+for dir in /usr /usr/local; do
+  ln -sv share/{man,doc,info} $dir
+done
+mkdir -v /var/{lock,log,mail,run,spool}
+mkdir -pv /var/{opt,cache,lib/{misc,locate},local}</userinput></screen>
 
   <para>Directories are, by default, created with permission mode 755, but
   this is not desirable for all directories. In the commands above, two
@@ -48,21 +42,22 @@
   another user's files from them. The latter is prohibited by the so-called
   <quote>sticky bit,</quote> the highest bit (1) in the 1777 bit mask.</para>
 
-  <note>
-    <para>Notice the two different constructions above for creating multiple
-    man directories: <command>install -d /usr/share/man/man{1..8}</command> and
-    <command>install -d /usr/local/share/man/man{1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8}</command>. The
-    first one is new since Bash 3.0. This new feature will help make repetitive
-    commands easier to type.</para>
-  </note>
-
   <sect2>
     <title>FHS Compliance Note</title>
 
-    <para>The directory tree is based on the Filesystem Hierarchy Standard
-    (FHS) (available at <ulink url="http://www.pathname.com/fhs/"/>). In
-    addition to the tree created above, this standard stipulates the existence
-    of <filename class="directory">/usr/local/games</filename> and <filename
+    <para>The directory tree is based on the Filesystem Hierarchy Standard (FHS)
+    (available at <ulink url="http://www.pathname.com/fhs/"/>). In addition to
+    the FHS, we create compatibility symlinks for the <filename
+    class="directory">man</filename>, <filename
+    class="directory">doc</filename>, and <filename
+    class="directory">info</filename> directories since many packages still try
+    to install their documentation into <filename
+    class="directory">/usr/<directory></filename> or <filename
+    class="directory">/usr/local/<directory></filename> as opposed to
+    <filename class="directory">/usr/share/<directory></filename> or
+    <filename class="directory">/usr/local/share/<directory></filename>.
+    The FHS also stipulates the existence of <filename
+    class="directory">/usr/local/games</filename> and <filename
     class="directory">/usr/share/games</filename>. The FHS is not precise as to
     the structure of the <filename class="directory">/usr/local/share</filename>
     subdirectory, so we create only the directories that are needed. However,

Modified: trunk/BOOK/general.ent
===================================================================
--- trunk/BOOK/general.ent	2006-05-08 01:30:11 UTC (rev 7592)
+++ trunk/BOOK/general.ent	2006-05-08 06:52:28 UTC (rev 7593)
@@ -1,6 +1,6 @@
 <?xml version="1.0" encoding="ISO-8859-1"?>
-<!ENTITY version "SVN-20060507">
-<!ENTITY releasedate "May 7, 2006">
+<!ENTITY version "SVN-20060508">
+<!ENTITY releasedate "May 8, 2006">
 <!ENTITY milestone "6.2">
 <!ENTITY generic-version "development"> <!-- Use "development", "testing", or "x.y[-pre{x}]" -->
 




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