[pacman-dev] [PATCH] repo-add.8.txt: document valid DB file extensions
d at falconindy.com
Mon Jun 20 19:08:16 EDT 2011
On Mon, Jun 20, 2011 at 06:30:29PM -0400, Eric Bélanger wrote:
> On Mon, Jun 20, 2011 at 2:15 PM, Dave Reisner <d at falconindy.com> wrote:
> > Signed-off-by: Dave Reisner <d at falconindy.com>
> > ---
> > This isn't documented anywhere except in the code, and every few months when I
> > end up having to test something that requires my own repo, it takes me 10
> > minutes to figure out wtf a valid file extension is.
> > d
> > doc/repo-add.8.txt | 4 ++++
> > 1 files changed, 4 insertions(+), 0 deletions(-)
> > diff --git a/doc/repo-add.8.txt b/doc/repo-add.8.txt
> > index 0196882..c4f42a2 100644
> > --- a/doc/repo-add.8.txt
> > +++ b/doc/repo-add.8.txt
> > @@ -29,6 +29,10 @@ command line.
> > delta specified on the command line. Multiple packages and/or delta to remove
> > can be specified on the command line.
> > +A package database is a path a compressed tar file with one of the extensions:
> > +``.tar'', ``.tar.gz'', ``.tar.bz2'', or ``.tar.xz''.
> I am not a native English speaker but this sentence looks awkward. It
> seems like a word (or verb?) is missing in the "a path a compressed
> tar file" part.
A herp a derp.
I'm missing a 'to', perhaps. A database is a path to a tar file...
Should revise this to note that compression is optional (in addition to
the .tar extension).
> The file does not need to
> > +exist, but all parent directories must exist.
> > +
> > Common Options
> > --------------
> > --
> > 220.127.116.11
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