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authorJason Woodward2005-03-15 00:35:33 +0000
committerJason Woodward2005-03-15 00:35:33 +0000
commit78934b39f1919452bf32e66a575227378b2465ab (patch)
tree6bd991deb6e0581c59aa23281936b78b30740ab9
parentc09af801d0db6f352a0ffa25ac2414f3bdd01ab5 (diff)
downloadslapt-get-78934b39f1919452bf32e66a575227378b2465ab.tar.gz
FAQ updates
-rw-r--r--ChangeLog1
-rw-r--r--FAQ18
-rw-r--r--FAQ.html18
3 files changed, 19 insertions, 18 deletions
diff --git a/ChangeLog b/ChangeLog
index 75abb3f..c994d70 100644
--- a/ChangeLog
+++ b/ChangeLog
@@ -1,5 +1,6 @@
0.9.9j Mar 14, 2005
+ * FAQ updates, aslo added "50. What about mirror fall back / fail-over ?"
* added CURLOPT_FILETIME to libcurl calls so that ftp transfers have the
modification date for checking whether the source is new or not (as
opposed to the file size).
diff --git a/FAQ b/FAQ
index 14de585..a2bff38 100644
--- a/FAQ
+++ b/FAQ
@@ -44,13 +44,13 @@ Frequently Asked Questions:
41. What provisions have you made for dialup users?
42. Is there a way to get a report with the pending updates emailed to me?
43. What if I don't trust third party sources for upgrades?
-44. How do I specify an addon thats not a dependency of my package?
+44. How do I specify an addon that is not a dependency of my package?
45. Will slapt-get break my system?
46. What is a meta package and how can I take advantage of it?
47. How can I downgrade a package?
48. How can I search the contents of a package for a file or library?
49. Will slapt-get support a --compile like option for slackbuilds?
-50. What about mirror fall back / failover ?
+50. What about mirror fall back / fail-over ?
@@ -135,11 +135,11 @@ Frequently Asked Questions:
that third party packages might not be as rigorously tested as official
packages, or may cause conflicts with files provided by official packages.
- For instance, you have the following uncommented line as your source:
+ For instance, you have the following line as your source:
SOURCE=ftp://distro.ibiblio.org/pub/Linux/distributions/slackware/slackware-9.0/
- Simply change the url to point to current, like so:
+ Simply change the URL to point to current, like so:
SOURCE=ftp://distro.ibiblio.org/pub/Linux/distributions/slackware/slackware-current/
@@ -306,7 +306,7 @@ Frequently Asked Questions:
17. How do I create my own package source?
Within slapt-getrc, change your SOURCE= lines to point to your package
- source. This might be a local source using file:// url's, or a publicly
+ source. This might be a local source using file:// URLs, or a publicly
available source.
For example, you could have an official and a local source like:
@@ -793,7 +793,7 @@ Frequently Asked Questions:
35. How can I specify a username/password for the connection to the package source?
- This can be specified right in the package source url within the
+ This can be specified right in the package source URL within the
/etc/slapt-get/slapt-getrc. You will want to make sure that sensitive
passwords are protected, and possibly harden the permissions on
/etc/slapt-get/slapt-getrc so that only the root user can read the file.
@@ -900,7 +900,7 @@ Frequently Asked Questions:
is parsed.
-44. How do I specify an addon thats not a dependency of my package?
+44. How do I specify an addon that is not a dependency of my package?
You can include a slack-suggests file within your package's ./install/ directory.
The format of this file follows the slack-required, except version information
@@ -1076,11 +1076,11 @@ Frequently Asked Questions:
http://www.tenboard.com/slackware/index.php?path=SlackBuilds/
-50. What about mirror fall back / failover ?
+50. What about mirror fall back / fail-over ?
This functionality is not build into slapt-get. Adding multiple sources to
the same package source at different mirror locations doesn't buy you auto-
- matic failover. It will provide you with duplicate package listings.
+ matic fail-over. It will provide you with duplicate package listings.
Instead, you can specify an alternate config file and fall back on it in the
event your default or original configuration contains sources that are not
diff --git a/FAQ.html b/FAQ.html
index be8b7db..d5a5edd 100644
--- a/FAQ.html
+++ b/FAQ.html
@@ -58,13 +58,13 @@
<a href="#slgFAQ41">41. What provisions have you made for dialup users?</a>
<a href="#slgFAQ42">42. Is there a way to get a report with the pending updates emailed to me?</a>
<a href="#slgFAQ43">43. What if I don't trust third party sources for upgrades?</a>
-<a href="#slgFAQ44">44. How do I specify an addon thats not a dependency of my package?</a>
+<a href="#slgFAQ44">44. How do I specify an addon that is not a dependency of my package?</a>
<a href="#slgFAQ45">45. Will slapt-get break my system?</a>
<a href="#slgFAQ46">46. What is a meta package and how can I take advantage of it?</a>
<a href="#slgFAQ47">47. How can I downgrade a package?</a>
<a href="#slgFAQ48">48. How can I search the contents of a package for a file or library?</a>
<a href="#slgFAQ49">49. Will slapt-get support a --compile like option for slackbuilds?</a>
-<a href="#slgFAQ50">50. What about mirror fall back / failover ?</a>
+<a href="#slgFAQ50">50. What about mirror fall back / fail-over ?</a>
@@ -149,11 +149,11 @@
that third party packages might not be as rigorously tested as official
packages, or may cause conflicts with files provided by official packages.
- For instance, you have the following uncommented line as your source:
+ For instance, you have the following line as your source:
SOURCE=ftp://distro.ibiblio.org/pub/Linux/distributions/slackware/slackware-9.0/
- Simply change the url to point to current, like so:
+ Simply change the URL to point to current, like so:
SOURCE=ftp://distro.ibiblio.org/pub/Linux/distributions/slackware/slackware-current/
@@ -320,7 +320,7 @@
<a name="slgFAQ17"><b>17. How do I create my own package source?</b></a>
Within slapt-getrc, change your SOURCE= lines to point to your package
- source. This might be a local source using file:// url's, or a publicly
+ source. This might be a local source using file:// URLs, or a publicly
available source.
For example, you could have an official and a local source like:
@@ -807,7 +807,7 @@
<a name="slgFAQ35"><b>35. How can I specify a username/password for the connection to the package source?</b></a>
- This can be specified right in the package source url within the
+ This can be specified right in the package source URL within the
/etc/slapt-get/slapt-getrc. You will want to make sure that sensitive
passwords are protected, and possibly harden the permissions on
/etc/slapt-get/slapt-getrc so that only the root user can read the file.
@@ -914,7 +914,7 @@
is parsed.
-<a name="slgFAQ44"><b>44. How do I specify an addon thats not a dependency of my package?</b></a>
+<a name="slgFAQ44"><b>44. How do I specify an addon that is not a dependency of my package?</b></a>
You can include a slack-suggests file within your package's ./install/ directory.
The format of this file follows the slack-required, except version information
@@ -1090,11 +1090,11 @@
<a href="http://www.tenboard.com/slackware/index.php?path=SlackBuilds/">http://www.tenboard.com/slackware/index.php?path=SlackBuilds/</a>
-<a name="slgFAQ50"><b>50. What about mirror fall back / failover ?</b></a>
+<a name="slgFAQ50"><b>50. What about mirror fall back / fail-over ?</b></a>
This functionality is not build into slapt-get. Adding multiple sources to
the same package source at different mirror locations doesn't buy you auto-
- matic failover. It will provide you with duplicate package listings.
+ matic fail-over. It will provide you with duplicate package listings.
Instead, you can specify an alternate config file and fall back on it in the
event your default or original configuration contains sources that are not