Absolute versus Relative URLs pointing to LFS

Anderson Lizardo lizardo at linuxfromscratch.org
Sat Feb 19 11:38:24 PST 2005

On Wednesday 16 February 2005 02:00, Randy McMurchy wrote:
> Currently, there's 3 packages that reference the LFS book in the
> BLFS instructions: Shadow, GCC and Vim. All 3 references are URLs
> to the program descriptions of the respective packages in the
> LFS-6.0 text.
> These references use an entity defined in the BLFS book general.ent
> file of http://www.linuxfromscratch.org/....
> We could change the entity to something like ../../../.. to reference
> a relative URL instead of the hard-coded absolute URL as it is now.

But wouldn't this break URLs if a user is reading the book off-line? Or do you 
plan to make these changes only to the on-line rendered version (maybe adding 
a sed command to render-blfs-book.sh)?

Anderson Lizardo
lizardo at linuxfromscratch.org

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