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Document bundled libraries in Porters Handbook.
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Authored by rene on Aug 10 2014, 5:00 PM.

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Summary

Add a section about bundled libraries to the Porters Handbook.
Describe why they are considered bad form and what to do about them.

Test Plan

Apply patch and type 'make'.
Patch checked with igor -Z, igor -z and aspell.

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rene retitled this revision from to Document bundled libraries in Porters Handbook..
rene updated this object.
rene edited the test plan for this revision. (Show Details)
rene added reviewers: bapt, mat, gjb.
wblock added inline comments.
en_US.ISO8859-1/books/porters-handbook/special/chapter.xml
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s/bad form/bad/ to be consistent with the next section.

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Avoid the informal "you" and "your". Also, there are some tense problems in this paragraph.

Some software requires the porter to locate third-part libraries and add the required dependencies to the port. Other software bundles all needed libraries into the distfile. The second approach seems easier at first, but there are some serious drawbacks.

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s/your/the/

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This means that the porter must fix them, or

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s/gets/is/

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s/your/the/

Address comments of wblock.

en_US.ISO8859-1/books/porters-handbook/special/chapter.xml
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Paragraph rewritten.

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This indeed looks better, but caused a considerable diff due to line lengths.

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Done.

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Done.

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Done.

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Done

wblock added a reviewer: wblock.

Looks good to me.

This revision is now accepted and ready to land.Aug 11 2014, 10:42 PM

Forgot to add: I did not build-test this. Please make sure it builds before commit.

mat edited edge metadata.

Macro lgtm: