New package installation page format

James Robertson jameswrobertson at earthlink.net
Thu Jan 2 20:49:27 PST 2003


Ian Molton wrote:
> On Thu, 2 Jan 2003 21:58:42 +0000 (UTC)
> gerard at linuxfromscratch.org (Gerard Beekmans) wrote:
>
>>
>> Anyways this _is_ getting silly. If a command block in the book
>> contains more than one command, they will be seperated by &&'s. End of
>> story/discussion.
>
> Disclaimer: Im not butting heads with you just for fun here.
>
> But IMO, the && in the book are ONLY **ONLY** needed if you cutnpaste
> the blocks.
>
> if cutnpasting is not the books goal, they should be removed. the fact
> the commands are seperated by a newline should be enough. If the users
> arent cutnpasting, they will SEE the errors before entering the next
> command.

I agree here.  If cut-n-paste-ability is going away, then you could
seperate simple commands with "and next we..." in between <para><screen>
tags.  LFSCMD should be able to catch those and still make the shell
scripts - right?

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