On Fri, 16 Oct 2009, Bob Hall wrote:
On Fri, Oct 16, 2009 at 07:27:42PM -0400, PJ wrote:
This utility should work on active file systems.

I'm a native English speaker, and the manual makes perfect sense to me.
It's very clear to me that since the statement is in the BUGS section,
it means that the utility should, but doesn't. Since it follows a
statement that the utility doesn't, the meaning is unambiguous.

I understand it, but see ambiguity in the word "should". Easy enough to rewrite:

This utility does not work on active file systems.

Now here's my challenge to PJ: use send-pr(1) or the web PR interface at http://www.freebsd.org/send-pr.html to submit this as a doc bug report.

That's how FreeBSD gets better, and how you help the next person in the same situation.

-Warren Block * Rapid City, South Dakota USA
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