suggestions for testing

Matthew Burgess matthew at
Sun Jul 11 09:41:21 PDT 2004

On Sun, 11 Jul 2004 18:31:23 +0200
Christian Schmitt <chrissschmitt at> wrote:

> Hi,
> i'm currently building the testing branch and want to make two
> suggestions:
> 1. Chapter 3: All the packages: The book says that we use glibc from
> cvs 
>   because the released tarballs are not new enough for our purposes. 
> Shouldn't we say instead that there are no new releases of glibc any
> more?

Yes, thanks for the reminder!  I hashed out some wording a while back,
just haven't got around to putting it in the book yet.
> 2. Chapter 5 end/ Chapter 6 beginning: We should mention that it's 
> necessary to become root before starting with the first instructions
> in Chapter 6. There is no such instruction right now.

Are you looking at
by any chance?  The explanatory text above the first commands there say
"as root...".  Maybe there's some other place you think it needs
> Last thing to say: I'm currently stuck before net-tools because i'm 
> waiting for the inclusion of iproute2. Seems like good work so far!

Thanks for the feedback,


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