Test nr. 17: Start an empty line with ".sp 1".
Test nr. 25: Find a repeated word
! 56 --> the
! 81 --> that fixes bug #815 839 from 24 February 2016
Test nr. 27: Wrong distance between sentences or protect the indicator.
1) Separate the sentences; each begins on a new line.
See man-pages(7) and "info groff".
2) Adjust space between sentences (two spaces),
3) or protect the indicator by adding "\&" after it.
The "indicator" is an "end-of-sentence character" (.!?).
35:finds the process id's (pids) of the named programs. It prints those
36:id's on the standard output. This program is on some systems used in
38:\fISystem-V\fP like \fIrc\fP structure. In that case these scripts are
39:located in /etc/rc?.d, where ? is the runlevel. If the system has
63:Tells \fIpidof\fP to omit processes with that process id. The special
78:should find the pid of, it is reasonably safe. Otherwise it is possible
80:as the program you're after but are actually other programs. Note that
NO PATCH IS PROVIDED FOR THIS
Test nr. 29: Surround a block of comments with the macros ".ig" and "..".
The .\" at the beginning of each line is then not needed.
Test nr. 33: Three periods for an ellipsis
28:.IR omitpid[,omitpid..] ]
30:.IR omitpid[,omitpid..].. ]
32:.RB [ program.. ]
--- pidof.8 2017-09-08 19:18:37.000000000 +0000
+++ pidof.8.new 2018-02-15 00:39:48.000000000 +0000
@@ -25,19 +25,19 @@ pidof -- find the process ID of a runnin
.RB [ \-n ]
.RB [ \-x ]
.RB [ \-o
-.IR omitpid[,omitpid..] ]
-.RB [ \-o
-.IR omitpid[,omitpid..].. ]
+.IR omitpid [, omitpid "...] ]"
-.RB [ program.. ]
+.RB [ program ...]
-finds the process id's (pids) of the named programs. It prints those
-id's on the standard output. This program is on some systems used in
-run-level change scripts, especially when the system has a
-\fISystem-V\fP like \fIrc\fP structure. In that case these scripts are
-located in /etc/rc?.d, where ? is the runlevel. If the system has
+finds the process id's (pids) of the named programs.
+It prints those id's on the standard output.
+This program is on some systems used in run-level change scripts,
+especially when the system has a \fISystem-V\fP like \fIrc\fP
+In that case these scripts are located in /etc/rc?.d,
+where ? is the runlevel.
+If the system has a
(8) program that should be used instead.
@@ -53,16 +53,17 @@ Avoid
system function call on all binaries which are located on network
based file systems like
.BR NFS .
-Instead of using this option the the variable
+Instead of using this option the variable
may be set and exported.
Scripts too - this causes the program to also return process id's of
shells running the named scripts.
.IP "-o \fIomitpid\fP"
-Tells \fIpidof\fP to omit processes with that process id. The special
-pid \fB%PPID\fP can be used to name the parent process of the \fIpidof\fP
-program, in other words the calling shell or shell script.
+Tells \fIpidof\fP to omit processes with that process id.
+The special pid \fB%PPID\fP can be used to name the parent process of
+the \fIpidof\fP program,
+in other words the calling shell or shell script.
.SH "EXIT STATUS"
@@ -75,13 +76,14 @@ No program was found with the requested
the program behaves according to the name under which it is called.
When \fIpidof\fP is invoked with a full pathname to the program it
-should find the pid of, it is reasonably safe. Otherwise it is possible
-that it returns pids of running programs that happen to have the same name
-as the program you're after but are actually other programs. Note that
-that the executable name of running processes is calculated with
+should find the pid of, it is reasonably safe.
+Otherwise it is possible that it returns pids of running programs that
+happen to have the same name as the program you're after but are
+actually other programs.
+Note that the executable name of running processes is calculated with
.BR readlink (2),
so symbolic links to executables will also match.
.SH SEE ALSO
.BR shutdown (8),
.BR init (8),
-- 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 4.9.80-2 (SMP w/2 CPU cores)
Locale: LANG=is_IS.iso88591, LC_CTYPE=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 2.26-6
ii util-linux 2.30.2-0.3
sysvinit-utils recommends no packages.
sysvinit-utils suggests no packages.
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