Re: dd(1) wording and style

2020-02-15 Thread Ingo Schwarze
Hi Jan, Jan Stary wrote on Sat, Feb 15, 2020 at 10:51:28AM +0100: > On Feb 14 17:37:27, schwa...@usta.de wrote: >> Jason McIntyre wrote on Fri, Feb 14, 2020 at 07:28:59AM +: >>> On Thu, Feb 13, 2020 at 11:25:07PM +0100, Jan Stary wrote: -.It Cm seek= Ns Ar n +.It Cm seek Ns = Ns Ar

Re: dd(1) wording and style

2020-02-15 Thread Jan Stary
Hi, On Feb 14 17:37:27, schwa...@usta.de wrote: > Hi, > > Jason McIntyre wrote on Fri, Feb 14, 2020 at 07:28:59AM +: > > On Thu, Feb 13, 2020 at 11:25:07PM +0100, Jan Stary wrote: > > >> -.It Cm seek= Ns Ar n > >> +.It Cm seek Ns = Ns Ar n > >> Seek > >> .Ar n > >> blocks from the

Re: dd(1) wording and style

2020-02-14 Thread Jason McIntyre
On Fri, Feb 14, 2020 at 05:37:27PM +0100, Ingo Schwarze wrote: > Hi, > > Jason McIntyre wrote on Fri, Feb 14, 2020 at 07:28:59AM +: > > On Thu, Feb 13, 2020 at 11:25:07PM +0100, Jan Stary wrote: > > >> -.It Cm seek= Ns Ar n > >> +.It Cm seek Ns = Ns Ar n > >> Seek > >> .Ar n > >> blocks

Re: dd(1) wording and style

2020-02-14 Thread Ingo Schwarze
Hi, Jason McIntyre wrote on Fri, Feb 14, 2020 at 07:28:59AM +: > On Thu, Feb 13, 2020 at 11:25:07PM +0100, Jan Stary wrote: >> -.It Cm seek= Ns Ar n >> +.It Cm seek Ns = Ns Ar n >> Seek >> .Ar n >> blocks from the beginning of the output before copying. >> -On non-tape devices, an >> -.Xr

Re: dd(1) wording and style

2020-02-14 Thread Ingo Schwarze
Hi, Jason McIntyre wrote on Fri, Feb 14, 2020 at 07:28:59AM +: > On Thu, Feb 13, 2020 at 11:25:07PM +0100, Jan Stary wrote: >> * Fix a factual error in the description of bs: it does not >> supersede ibs/obs, dd will error out when both are specified. > i don;t want to comment on this

Re: dd(1) wording and style

2020-02-13 Thread Jason McIntyre
On Thu, Feb 13, 2020 at 11:25:07PM +0100, Jan Stary wrote: > This diff changes the dd(1) manpage in the following ways: > morning. > * Replace "It Cm if= Ns Ar file" with "It Cm if Ns = Ns Ar file" > and similarly for others. The operand is "if", not "if="; > the "Ns = Ns" might be a

Re: dd(1) wording and style

2020-02-13 Thread Jan Stary
On Feb 13 23:25:07, h...@stare.cz wrote: > This diff changes the dd(1) manpage in the following ways: > > * Replace "It Cm if= Ns Ar file" with "It Cm if Ns = Ns Ar file" > and similarly for others. The operand is "if", not "if="; > the "Ns = Ns" might be a slightly excessive markup, > but

dd(1) wording and style

2020-02-13 Thread Jan Stary
This diff changes the dd(1) manpage in the following ways: * Replace "It Cm if= Ns Ar file" with "It Cm if Ns = Ns Ar file" and similarly for others. The operand is "if", not "if="; the "Ns = Ns" might be a slightly excessive markup, but common: grep -Fr 'Ns = Ns' /usr/share/man | wc -l