Bug#592933: debian-cd: README tweaks
This patch contains some minor whitespace/wording fixes for the README file.
Its taken from svn head.
-- System Information:
Debian Release: 5.0.3
APT prefers stable
APT policy: (500, 'stable')
Architecture: i386 (i686)
Kernel: Linux 188.8.131.52-libre-fshoppe1 (SMP w/2 CPU cores)
Locale: LANG=en_AU.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=en_AU.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/bash
Versions of packages debian-cd depends on:
ii apt 0.7.20.2+lenny2gns1 Advanced front-end for dpkg
ii bc 1.06.94-3 The GNU bc arbitrary precision cal
ii cpp 4:4.3.2-2 The GNU C preprocessor (cpp)
ii curl 7.18.2-8lenny4 Get a file from an HTTP, HTTPS or
ii dctrl-tools [grep-dc 2.13.1 Command-line tools to process Debi
ii genisoimage 9:1.1.9-1 Creates ISO-9660 CD-ROM filesystem
ii libcompress-zlib-per 2.012-1 Perl module for creation and manip
ii lynx-cur 2.8.7dev9-2.1 Text-mode WWW Browser with NLS sup
ii make 3.81-5 The GNU version of the "make" util
ii perl [libdigest-md5- 5.10.0-19lenny2 Larry Wall's Practical Extraction
ii tofrodos 1.7.8.debian.1-1 Converts DOS <-> Unix text files,
Versions of packages debian-cd recommends:
pn hfsutils <none> (no description available)
pn netpbm <none> (no description available)
pn syslinux-common <none> (no description available)
debian-cd suggests no packages.
-- no debconf information
=== modified file 'README'
--- README 2008-12-05 13:12:36 +0000
+++ README 2010-07-30 14:28:17 +0000
@@ -2,7 +2,7 @@
Copyright 1999-2001 Raphaël Hertzog <firstname.lastname@example.org> and others,
-2004-2006 Steve McIntyre <email@example.com>
+2004-2010 Steve McIntyre <firstname.lastname@example.org>
This set of tools is licensed under the General Public License version
2 or any later version. You can find it in
/usr/share/common-licenses/GPL on a Debian GNU system.
@@ -16,7 +16,6 @@
- the apt-get (>= 0.3.11.1) tool
-- apt-utils (for apt-ftparchive)
- perl (>= 5.004)
- bash (or another POSIX shell)
@@ -28,6 +27,7 @@
to convert docs to DOS format (although you can rip that out, too)
- if you want to generate jigdo files: jigdo-file (see below)
+- apt-utils (for apt-ftparchive)
- lots of free space on your disks
- a Debian mirror, on a partition where you can write.
If you can't write on it then you may try to use a symlink farm,
@@ -50,7 +50,7 @@
$ make official_images
However, you really should consider reading further for more information.
-You can also take a look at build.sh and build_all.sh for an automatized
+You can also take a look at build.sh and build_all.sh for an automated
way of building CD images.
The script easy-build.sh offers the easiest way to build a specific image
@@ -78,9 +79,9 @@
have to build them one after the other (you may use a shell
script for this).
- Note that the temporary dir must be on the same device than the
+ Note that the temporary dir must be on the same device as the
mirror because debian-cd uses hardlinks for generating an image
- tree. If you can't do this, you'll have to use the symlink farm.
+ tree. If you can't do this, you'll have to use a symlink farm.
The symlink farm is explained at the end of this README.
Keep in mind that the environment variables will stay in the
@@ -88,7 +89,7 @@
other program using the same variables (e.g. kernel-package).
So if you want to be 100% safe, run debian-cd in a
separate shell that you can leave after you're done.
- then we clean everything that may still be there from previous runs:
$ make distclean
@@ -125,20 +126,19 @@
$ export NONFREE=1; make packagelists TASK=your-task-here COMPLETE=1
- or for something like an official image for the USA (without non-US &
- non-free) :
+ or for something like an official image for the USA (without non-free):
$ make packagelists COMPLETE=1
.... take a look at the file tasks/* to see the options you can have :)
You can change the behaviour of this command with the following
- if NONFREE is set, then packages from non-free will be allowed
(NONFREE must be exported to all sub-shells)
- if EXTRANONFREE is set, then non-free packages will be included
on an extra CD (the last CD in fact). Don't use NONFREE and
- EXTRANONFREE at the same time !
+ EXTRANONFREE at the same time!
(EXTRANONFREE must be exported to all sub-shells)
- if COMPLETE is set, all packages that are not listed in the
selected task file will be included at the end