grammar correction chap 4.1 LFS 6.6

Bruce Dubbs bruce.dubbs at gmail.com
Tue Mar 9 08:41:09 PST 2010


stosss wrote:
> I believe it would be correct to drop the "a" inside the parenthesis
> in the last sentence of this chapter.
> 
> Linux From Scratch - Version 6.6
> Chapter 4. Final Preparations
> 
> 4.1. About $LFS
> 
> bottom of page
> 
> - Do not forget to check that $LFS is set whenever you leave and
> reenter the current working environment (as when doing a su to root or
> another user).
> + Do not forget to check that $LFS is set whenever you leave and
> reenter the current working environment (as when doing su to root or
> another user).

No, this is really correct as is.  su is a shorthand for 'switch user 
command'.  If we spelled it out, the 'a' would  certainly be correct. 
When making contractions, we don't drop articles (a, an, the).

   -- Bruce



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