Re: Installation manual: arch flavors
"Enrique" == Enrique Zanardi <email@example.com> writes:
> On Fri, Nov 20, 1998 at 12:48:14AM -0800, Joey Hess wrote:
>> Adam Di Carlo wrote: > Should the different flavors of the
>> Installation Manual for the > different released architectures all
>> be in one document, or should > there be different "flavors" of the
>> same document for the different > architectures?
>> From a completly non-technical standpoint, it seems to make good
>> sense to keep them in separate flavors of the document. That should
>> confuse a new user less.
> If I understood it correctly, Adam's method uses conditionals to
> build a bunch of installation manuals (one for each architecture)
> from a single source file. (Say, if I build the installation manual
> with the variable ARCH=i386, I will obtain the info for i386 only,
> not for the others). The user won't see any difference, it's just a
> developers thing.
> I think it's a nice idea, and will make the documentation
> maintainer's life easier.
Good. Glad you like it. I'll keep it that way, then.
.....Adam Di Carlo....adam@onShore.com.....<URL:http://www.onShore.com/>