[Pkg-sysvinit-devel] Bug#535557: initscripts: minor problems in package description
Justin B Rye
jbr at edlug.org.uk
Fri Jul 3 09:39:52 UTC 2009
In the package description,
-Description: Scripts for initializing and shutting down the system
+Description: scripts for initializing and shutting down the system
DevRev6.2.2-compliance, in passing. The other synopses in the same
control file are entitled to their capital letters.
The scripts in this package initialize a standard Debian
- GNU/Linux system at boot time and finalize it at halt or
- reboot time.
+ system at boot time and shut it down at halt or reboot time.
2) "finalise" is some sort of malapropism (it means something
closer to "put into its canonical form ready for use");
"terminate" might be closer, but "shut down", as in the
synopsis, is the normal idiom.
Ankh kak! (Ancient Egyptian blessing)
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