new entity - "generic version"

Archaic archaic at
Wed Jun 22 23:24:08 PDT 2005

I made some changes in my WC and created a diff to see if something like
this might be usable and worthwhile. Basically it just keeps us from
having to update the test results link in abouttestsuites.xml.


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Index: chapter04/abouttestsuites.xml
--- chapter04/abouttestsuites.xml       (revision 6118)
+++ chapter04/abouttestsuites.xml       (working copy)
@@ -42,9 +42,8 @@

 <para>Sometimes package test suites will give false failures. Consult the logs
-located at <ulink url=""/> to
-verify whether or not these failures are expected. This site is valid for all
-tests throughout this book.</para>
+located at <ulink url="&test-results;"/> to verify whether or not these failures
+are expected. This site is valid for all tests throughout this book.</para>


Index: general.ent
--- general.ent (revision 6119)
+++ general.ent (working copy)
@@ -2,6 +2,7 @@
 <!ENTITY version "SVN-20050623">
 <!ENTITY releasedate "June 23, 2005">
 <!ENTITY milestone "6.2">
+<!ENTITY generic-version "svn"> <!-- Use "svn", "testing", or "x.y[-pre{x}]" -->

 <!ENTITY lfs-root "">
 <!ENTITY blfs-root "&lfs-root;blfs/">
@@ -10,6 +11,7 @@
 <!ENTITY hints-index "&lfs-root;hints/list.html">
 <!ENTITY patches-root "&lfs-root;patches/lfs/svn/trunk/">
 <!ENTITY wiki-root "">
+<!ENTITY test-results ";"/>

 <!ENTITY buildtime "Approximate build time">
 <!ENTITY diskspace "Required disk space">

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