Bug 227296 - ps manual page has broken formatting
ps manual page has broken formatting
Status: CLOSED WONTFIX
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: procps (Show other bugs)
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i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Karel Zak
Brian Brock
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Reported: 2007-02-04 17:33 EST by Matt Wette
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:11 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2007-02-05 03:31:27 EST
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Description Matt Wette 2007-02-04 17:33:17 EST
Description of problem:
Typing "man ps" in man page returns document with indentation
missing below headers.  This does not happen with other man
pages.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
procps-3.2.7-8


How reproducible:
type "man ps" in a gnome-terminal or xterm


Steps to Reproduce:
1. "man ps"
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Actual results:
NAME
ps - report a snapshot of the current processes.

SYNOPSIS
ps [options]

DESCRIPTION
ps displays information about a selection of the active processes. If you want
a repetitive update of the selection and the displayed information, use top(1)
instead.



Expected results:
NAME
       ls - list directory contents

SYNOPSIS
       ls [OPTION]... [FILE]...

DESCRIPTION
       List  information  about  the FILEs (the current directory by default).
       Sort entries alphabetically if none of -cftuvSUX nor --sort.




Additional info:
Comment 1 Karel Zak 2007-02-05 03:31:27 EST
Yes, the ps man page ignores standard conventions. But I think this should be
fixed by upstream rather that in a distribution.

The upstream maintainer added to CC.

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