Bug 972764 - superfluous dots after "via" preposition in man pages
Summary: superfluous dots after "via" preposition in man pages
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
Classification: Red Hat
Component: man-pages-overrides   
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Version: 6.4
Hardware: Unspecified Unspecified
Target Milestone: rc
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Assignee: Peter Schiffer
QA Contact: Iveta Wiedermann
Keywords: ManPageChange, Patch
Depends On:
Blocks: 1011237
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2013-06-10 14:33 UTC by Jan Pokorný [poki]
Modified: 2013-11-21 22:57 UTC (History)
7 users (show)

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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2013-11-21 22:57:49 UTC
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Tracker ID Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHBA-2013:1695 normal SHIPPED_LIVE man-pages-overrides bug fix and enhancement update 2013-11-20 21:52:14 UTC

Description Jan Pokorný [poki] 2013-06-10 14:33:52 UTC
# zcat -v $(rpm -qd yum | grep -E '\.gz$') 2>&1 \
  | sed -ne 's|^\(/usr/share/man/.*\.gz\).*|\1:|;ta;/.* via\. .*/p;d;:a;p;'
> /usr/share/man/man5/yum.conf.5.gz:
> protected via. Obsoletes as well as user/plugin removals.
> altered via. tokeep.
> /usr/share/man/man8/yum-shell.8.gz:
> /usr/share/man/man8/yum.8.gz:
> In "history list" you can change the behaviour of the 2nd column via. the
> "yum -q history addon-info last saved_tx" or via. the automatic saves in

# rpm -f yum
> yum-3.2.29-40.el6.noarch

Unexpected dot after "via" decreases parsability, especially if followed by
a capitalized word.

Comment 1 Jan Pokorný [poki] 2013-06-10 14:47:53 UTC
Patch proposed to upstream [1] (implies Fedora releases so far are also

[1] sorry, but as per yum-devel-bounces I got to moderation queue with
    the reason "Post by non-member to a members-only list", which is bogus
    as I've registered few minutes ahead of post :-/

Comment 2 Jan Pokorný [poki] 2013-06-10 17:20:03 UTC

[1] http://lists.baseurl.org/pipermail/yum-devel/2013-June/010188.html

Comment 3 Jan Pokorný [poki] 2013-06-10 19:16:37 UTC
re [comment 1]:
indeed my bad -- first time I used fedoraproject.org alias for ML
                 and forgot... (sorry for my whining)

Comment 4 Zdeněk Pavlas 2013-06-11 07:52:12 UTC
Applied, thanks!

Comment 10 errata-xmlrpc 2013-11-21 22:57:49 UTC
Since the problem described in this bug report should be
resolved in a recent advisory, it has been closed with a
resolution of ERRATA.

For information on the advisory, and where to find the updated
files, follow the link below.

If the solution does not work for you, open a new bug report.


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