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authorH. Peter Anvin <hpa@zytor.com>2008-10-14 17:53:44 -0700
committerH. Peter Anvin <hpa@zytor.com>2008-10-14 17:53:44 -0700
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SYSLINUX -> Syslinux
Adopt the moniker "The Syslinux Project", ordinary proper noun capitalization, to refer to the project as a whole. This leaves the all-caps SYSLINUX to refer to the FAT loader only. Signed-off-by: H. Peter Anvin <hpa@zytor.com>
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For creators of Linux distributions:
-SYSLINUX is a notoriously hard program to debug, since it runs outside
+Syslinux is a notoriously hard program to debug, since it runs outside
of any operating system, and has a tendency to expose BIOS and
hardware bugs on various systems. Therefore, I would appreciate if
-you would resist the temptation of recompiling the SYSLINUX bootloader
+you would resist the temptation of recompiling the Syslinux bootloader
itself (ldlinux.asm) if at all possible. If you do that, I will have
to refer any bug reports I receive back to the respective distributor.
@@ -12,10 +12,10 @@ programs, and in fact, with both libc 5 and libc 6 in common use in
the Linux world today I understand if you wish to relink the
Linux-based installer against your system version of libc. Therefore
a special makefile targets "make installer" has been included with the
-SYSLINUX distribution, starting with version 1.42.
+Syslinux distribution, starting with version 1.42.
To rebuild the installer programs *only*, starting from a freshly
-untarred distribution copy of SYSLINUX, do:
+untarred distribution copy of Syslinux, do:
make clean
make installer