[pacman-dev] [PATCH 1/6] A couple of minor manpage adjustments
jakob.gruber at gmail.com
Mon Feb 28 11:36:12 EST 2011
Signed-off-by: Jakob Gruber <jakob.gruber at gmail.com>
doc/pacman.8.txt | 45 ++++++++++++++++++++-------------------------
1 files changed, 20 insertions(+), 25 deletions(-)
diff --git a/doc/pacman.8.txt b/doc/pacman.8.txt
index 8a94ebc..7a13b89 100644
@@ -173,15 +173,15 @@ Transaction Options (apply to '-S', '-R' and '-U')
Only print the targets instead of performing the actual operation (sync,
remove or upgrade). Use '\--print-format' to specify how targets are
- displayed. The default format string is "%l", which displays url with
- '-S', filename with '-U' and pkgname-pkgver with '-R'.
+ displayed. The default format string is "%l", which displays URLs with
+ '-S', filenames with '-U' and pkgname-pkgver with '-R'.
Specify a printf-like format to control the output of the '\--print'
- operation. The possible are attributes are : %n for pkgname, %v for pkgver,
+ operation. The possible attributes are: %n for pkgname, %v for pkgver,
%l for location, %r for repo and %s for size.
-Upgrade Options (apply to 'S' and 'U')[[UO]]
+Upgrade Options (apply to '-S' and '-U')[[UO]]
Bypass file conflict checks and overwrite conflicting files. If the
@@ -214,21 +214,18 @@ Upgrade Options (apply to 'S' and 'U')[[UO]]
- View the ChangeLog of a package. Not every package will provide one but
- it will be shown if available.
+ View the ChangeLog of a package if it exists.
Restrict or filter output to packages installed as dependencies. This
- option can be combined with '-t' for listing real orphans- packages that
+ option can be combined with '-t' for listing real orphans - packages that
were installed as dependencies but are no longer required by any
- installed package. ('-Qdt' is equivalent to the pacman 3.0.X '-Qe'
+ installed package.
- Restrict or filter output to packages explicitly installed. This option
- can be combined with '-t' to list top-level packages- those packages
- that were explicitly installed but are not required by any other
- package. ('-Qet' is equivalent to the pacman 2.9.X '-Qe' option.)
+ Restrict or filter output to explicitly installed packages. This option
+ can be combined with '-t' to list explicitly installed packages which
+ are not required by any other package.
Display all packages that are members of a named group. If a name is not
@@ -255,8 +252,8 @@ Query Options[[QO]]
and installed with '\--upgrade'.
*-o, \--owns* <'file'>::
- Search for the package that owns file. The path can be relative or
+ Search for packages that own the specified file(s). The path can be
+ relative or absolute and one or more files can be specified.
Signifies that the package supplied on the command line is a file and
@@ -274,10 +271,9 @@ Query Options[[QO]]
rather than names and versions.
*-s, \--search* <'regexp'>::
- This will search each locally-installed package for names or
- descriptions that match `regexp`. When you include multiple search
- terms, only packages with descriptions matching ALL of those terms will
- be returned.
+ Search each locally-installed package for names or descriptions that
+ match `regexp`. When including multiple search terms, only packages
+ with descriptions matching ALL of those terms are returned.
Restrict or filter output to packages not required by any currently
@@ -310,7 +306,7 @@ Remove Options[[RO]]
orphans. If you want to omit condition (B), pass this option twice.
- Removes the targets that are not required by any other packages.
+ Removes targets that are not required by any other packages.
This is mostly useful when removing a group without using the '-c' option,
to avoid breaking any dependencies.
@@ -372,18 +368,17 @@ linkman:pacman.conf.
the same operation.
- Retrieve all packages from the server, but do not install/upgrade
+ Retrieve all packages from the server, but do not install/upgrade anything.
Download a fresh copy of the master package list from the server(s)
defined in linkman:pacman.conf. This should typically be used each time
you use '\--sysupgrade' or '-u'. Passing two '\--refresh' or '-y' flags
- will force a refresh of all package lists even if they are thought to be up
+ will force a refresh of all package lists even if they appear to be up
- Don't reinstall the targets that are already up-to-date.
+ Don't reinstall the targets that are already up to date.
Handling Config Files[[HCF]]
@@ -396,7 +391,7 @@ actual file existing on the filesystem. After comparing these 3 hashes, the
follow scenarios can result:
original=X, current=X, new=X::
- All three files are the same, so overwrites are not an issue Install the
+ All three files are the same, so overwrites are not an issue. Install the
original=X, current=X, new=Y::
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