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authorMark Linimon <linimon@FreeBSD.org>2004-01-21 00:00:03 +0000
committerMark Linimon <linimon@FreeBSD.org>2004-01-21 00:00:03 +0000
commit62474f4a95a7fe017d5fde6fb3f6e38ab7987f70 (patch)
treef60e073b9f7f25d7a7661a8506a97025f74fdcc0 /en_US.ISO8859-1/books
parent7f9ca5dcf90a5a0184f59c05d56afbaf180e0e5c (diff)
[ports committer:] add new content about length of comment line; fix
obsolete content about GNOME makevars. PR: docs/61654 Reviewed by: ceri Approved by: ceri
Notes: svn path=/head/; revision=19765
Diffstat (limited to 'en_US.ISO8859-1/books')
1 files changed, 6 insertions, 2 deletions
diff --git a/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/porters-handbook/book.sgml b/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/porters-handbook/book.sgml
index 806f94eea2..b06e3abb66 100644
--- a/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/porters-handbook/book.sgml
+++ b/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/porters-handbook/book.sgml
@@ -2835,6 +2835,10 @@ PATCHFILES= patch1:test</programlisting>
<para>The COMMENT variable should immediately follow the MAINTAINER
variable in the <filename>Makefile</filename>.</para>
+ <para>Please try to keep the COMMENT line less than 70
+ characters, as it is displayed to users as a one-line
+ summary of the port.</para>
<sect1 id="makefile-depend">
@@ -3797,8 +3801,8 @@ LDCONFIG_DIRS= %%PREFIX%%/lib/foo %%PREFIX%%/lib/bar</programlisting>
<sect1 id="using-gnome">
<title>Using GNOME</title>
- <para>The FreeBSD/GNOME project uses a system called
- <literal>GNOMENG</literal> to define which GNOME components a
+ <para>The FreeBSD/GNOME project uses its own set of variables
+ to define which GNOME components a
particular port uses. A
<ulink url="http://www.FreeBSD.org/gnome/docs/porting.html">comprehensive
list of these variables</ulink> exists within the FreeBSD/GNOME