[Pkg-sysvinit-devel] Bug#905243: init-d-script.1: Minor fixes in the manual

Bjarni Ingi Gislason bjarniig at rhi.hi.is
Thu Aug 2 02:07:00 BST 2018

Package: sysvinit-utils
Version: 2.88dsf-59.10
Severity: minor
Tags: patch


Shorten (split) long strings.

Split long lines (> 80).

Remove useless marco "RE".



Input file is init-d-script.5

mandoc: init-d-script.5:69:2: ERROR: skipping end of block that is not open: RE
mandoc: init-d-script.5:77:2: ERROR: skipping end of block that is not open: RE


Test nr. 39:

Strings longer than half a line

25 .URL http://refspecs.linuxfoundation.org/LSB_4.1.0/LSB-Core-generic/LSB-Core-generic/iniscrptact.html "The LSB specification"


Test nr. 42:

Split lines longer than 80 characters into two or more lines.
Appropriate break points are the end of a sentence and a subordinate
clause; after punctuation marks

init-d-script.5: line 25	length 125
.URL http://refspecs.linuxfoundation.org/LSB_4.1.0/LSB-Core-generic/LSB-Core-generic/iniscrptact.html "The LSB specification"



--- init-d-script.5	2017-09-08 19:18:37.000000000 +0000
+++ init-d-script.5.new	2018-08-01 23:15:19.000000000 +0000
@@ -22,7 +22,9 @@ Generic init.d script framework to reduc
 /etc/init.d/.  The goal is to create an init.d script that is Debian
 and LSB compliant.  When the Debian policy conflict with the LSB, the
 Debian policy take preference.  See
-.URL http://refspecs.linuxfoundation.org/LSB_4.1.0/LSB-Core-generic/LSB-Core-generic/iniscrptact.html "The LSB specification"
+.URL \
+LSB-Core-generic/iniscrptact.html "The LSB specification"
 for information about init.d scripts in the LSB.
 This is a simple example on how init-d-script can be used to start and
@@ -66,7 +68,6 @@ can be used instead of implementing ones
 alias do_reload=do_reload_sigusr1
 .I /lib/init/init-d-script
@@ -74,7 +75,6 @@ Bourne shell interpreter with implementa
 .I /etc/init.d/
 Location of init.d scripts.
 Not yet documented

-- System Information:
Debian Release: buster/sid
  APT prefers stable-updates
  APT policy: (500, 'stable-updates'), (500, 'proposed-updates'), (500, 'testing'), (500, 'stable')
Architecture: amd64 (x86_64)

Kernel: Linux 4.17.8-3 (SMP w/2 CPU cores)
Locale: LANG=is_IS.iso88591, LC_CTYPE=is_IS.iso88591 (charmap=ISO-8859-1), LANGUAGE=is_IS.iso88591 (charmap=ISO-8859-1)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/dash
Init: sysvinit (via /sbin/init)

Versions of packages sysvinit-utils depends on:
ii  init-system-helpers  1.51
ii  libc6                2.27-5
ii  util-linux           2.32-0.1

sysvinit-utils recommends no packages.

sysvinit-utils suggests no packages.

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Bjarni I. Gislason

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