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From: "Michael Kerrisk (man-pages)" <mtk.manpages@gmail.com>
To: Eugene Syromyatnikov <evgsyr@gmail.com>
Cc: mtk.manpages@gmail.com, linux-man@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH] strftime.3: ffix
Date: Sun, 23 Feb 2020 22:26:41 +0100
Message-ID: <779913c7-0376-36ac-1b94-694deca66469@gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <b7ec330b0328781791b4d85962cebfd674fd652b.1581693625.git.evgsyr@gmail.com>

Hi Eugene,

On 2/14/20 4:28 PM, Eugene Syromyatnikov wrote:
> * man3/strftime.3 (%s): Format "mktime" with .B and not .I.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Eugene Syromyatnikov <evgsyr@gmail.com>
> ---
>  man3/strftime.3 | 2 +-
>  1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)
> 
> diff --git a/man3/strftime.3 b/man3/strftime.3
> index d6e6e34..62b77bf 100644
> --- a/man3/strftime.3
> +++ b/man3/strftime.3
> @@ -255,7 +255,7 @@ below.
>  .B %s
>  The number of seconds since the Epoch, 1970-01-01 00:00:00 +0000 (UTC). (TZ)
>  (Calculated from
> -.IR mktime(tm) .)
> +.BR mktime ( \fItm\fR ).)

The usual convention here is .IR. .BR is used for page
cross-references (e.g., ".BR mktime (3)"). (But, that said,
it would not surprise me if there were some inconsistencies
in existing pages.)

Thanks,

Michael

>  .TP
>  .B %S
>  The second as a decimal number (range 00 to 60).
> 


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Michael Kerrisk
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Thread overview: 15+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-02-14 15:28 [PATCH] Some stftime.3 and nl_langinfo.3 updates Eugene Syromyatnikov
2020-02-14 15:28 ` [PATCH] nl_langinfo.3: mention the respective strftime conversion specifications Eugene Syromyatnikov
2020-02-23 21:14   ` Michael Kerrisk (man-pages)
2020-02-14 15:28 ` [PATCH] nl_langinfo.3: add information about AM/PM time format locale elements Eugene Syromyatnikov
2020-02-23 21:15   ` Michael Kerrisk (man-pages)
2020-02-14 15:28 ` [PATCH] nl_langinfo.3: document era-related " Eugene Syromyatnikov
2020-02-23 21:23   ` Michael Kerrisk (man-pages)
2020-02-14 15:28 ` [PATCH] strftime.3: ffix Eugene Syromyatnikov
2020-02-23 21:26   ` Michael Kerrisk (man-pages) [this message]
2020-02-14 15:28 ` [PATCH] strftime.3: consistently document fall-back format string Eugene Syromyatnikov
2020-02-23 21:27   ` Michael Kerrisk (man-pages)
2020-02-14 15:29 ` [PATCH] strftime.3: refer to the relevant nl_langinfo items Eugene Syromyatnikov
2020-02-23 21:32   ` Michael Kerrisk (man-pages)
2020-02-14 15:29 ` [PATCH] strftime.3: expand %E and %O description Eugene Syromyatnikov
2020-02-23 21:43   ` Michael Kerrisk (man-pages)

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