[lfs-book] r9859 - in trunk/BOOK: . chapter01 chapter06

ken at linuxfromscratch.org ken at linuxfromscratch.org
Fri May 18 14:15:05 PDT 2012


Author: ken
Date: 2012-05-18 15:14:54 -0600 (Fri, 18 May 2012)
New Revision: 9859

Modified:
   trunk/BOOK/chapter01/changelog.xml
   trunk/BOOK/chapter06/kbd.xml
   trunk/BOOK/general.ent
Log:
Remove resizecons.

Modified: trunk/BOOK/chapter01/changelog.xml
===================================================================
--- trunk/BOOK/chapter01/changelog.xml	2012-05-14 20:15:38 UTC (rev 9858)
+++ trunk/BOOK/chapter01/changelog.xml	2012-05-18 21:14:54 UTC (rev 9859)
@@ -37,6 +37,17 @@
 
 -->
     <listitem>
+      <para>2012-05-18</para>
+      <itemizedlist>
+         <listitem>
+           <para>[ken] - Remove the redundant program resizecons from kbd and
+           remove its man page (program was only installed on i?86, but man page
+           was always installed).</para>
+         </listitem>
+      </itemizedlist>
+    </listitem>
+
+    <listitem>
       <para>2012-05-14</para>
       <itemizedlist>
          <listitem>

Modified: trunk/BOOK/chapter06/kbd.xml
===================================================================
--- trunk/BOOK/chapter06/kbd.xml	2012-05-14 20:15:38 UTC (rev 9858)
+++ trunk/BOOK/chapter06/kbd.xml	2012-05-18 21:14:54 UTC (rev 9859)
@@ -5,6 +5,9 @@
   %general-entities;
 ]>
 
+<!-- FIXME: upstream git has been persuaded by SuSe to build resizecons on x86_64,
+so the sed will need attention if that change is not removed before the next release -->
+
 <sect1 id="ch-system-kbd" role="wrap">
   <?dbhtml filename="kbd.html"?>
 
@@ -60,6 +63,14 @@
 
 <screen><userinput remap="pre">sed -i '/guardado\ el/s/\(^.*en\ %\)\(.*\)/\14\$\2/' po/es.po</userinput></screen>
 
+    <para>Remove the redundant <command>resizecons</command> program (32-bit x86
+    only, needs the defunct svgalib, which predates linux-2.6 and is incompatible
+    with modern KMS, to provide the video mode files - for normal use
+    <command>setfont</command> sizes the console appropriately) and its manpage:</para>
+
+<screen><userinput remap="pre">sed -i 's/\(RESIZECONS_PROGS=\)yes/\1no/' configure &&
+sed -i 's/resizecons.8 //' man/man8/Makefile.in</userinput></screen>
+
     <para>Prepare Kbd for compilation:</para>
 
 <screen><userinput remap="configure">./configure --prefix=/usr --datadir=/lib/kbd</userinput></screen>
@@ -123,7 +134,7 @@
         <seg>chvt, deallocvt, dumpkeys, fgconsole, getkeycodes, kbd_mode,
         kbdrate, loadkeys, loadunimap,
         mapscrn, openvt, psfaddtable (link to psfxtable), psfgettable (link to
-        psfxtable), psfstriptable (link to psfxtable), psfxtable, resizecons,
+        psfxtable), psfstriptable (link to psfxtable), psfxtable, <!--resizecons,-->
         setfont, setkeycodes, setleds, setmetamode,
         showconsolefont, showkey, unicode_start, and unicode_stop</seg>
         <seg>/lib/kbd</seg>
@@ -287,7 +298,7 @@
         </listitem>
       </varlistentry>
 
-      <varlistentry id="resizecons">
+  <!--<varlistentry id="resizecons">
         <term><command>resizecons</command></term>
         <listitem>
           <para>Changes the kernel idea of the console size</para>
@@ -295,7 +306,7 @@
             <primary sortas="b-resizecons">resizecons</primary>
           </indexterm>
         </listitem>
-      </varlistentry>
+      </varlistentry>-->
 
       <varlistentry id="setfont">
         <term><command>setfont</command></term>

Modified: trunk/BOOK/general.ent
===================================================================
--- trunk/BOOK/general.ent	2012-05-14 20:15:38 UTC (rev 9858)
+++ trunk/BOOK/general.ent	2012-05-18 21:14:54 UTC (rev 9859)
@@ -1,5 +1,5 @@
-<!ENTITY version "SVN-20120514">
-<!ENTITY releasedate "May 14, 2012">
+<!ENTITY version "SVN-20120518">
+<!ENTITY releasedate "May 18, 2012">
 <!ENTITY copyrightdate "1999-2012"><!-- jhalfs needs a literal dash, not – -->
 <!ENTITY milestone "7.2">
 <!ENTITY generic-version "development"> <!-- Use "development", "testing", or "x.y[-pre{x}]" -->




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