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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] syscalls.2: ffix (trying to fit the table into 80 columns)
Date: Sun, 23 Feb 2020 21:48:22 +0100
Message-ID: <abaa9529-2b44-b37f-e8fd-1972cc2c5bd7@gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20200214153908.GA22244@asgard.redhat.com>

Hello Eugene,

On 2/14/20 4:39 PM, Eugene Syromyatnikov wrote:
> * man2/syscalls.2 (.SH DESCRIPTION) <\fBgetdtablesize\fP(2)>: Remove "since
> Linux 2.0" part for the osf_getdtablesize note, as syscall is generally
> available since Linux 2.0; add line break after the word "as".
> (.SH DESCRIPTION) <\fBpwrite\fP(2)>: Add line breaks.
> (.SH DESCRIPTION) <\fBvm86old\fP(2)>: Add a line break after "in".

I'm a little lost here. As far as I can see, the page already renders
okay inside 80 columns, so I don't quite understand the point of this patch. 
Can you say some more please.

Thanks,

Michael

> Signed-off-by: Eugene Syromyatnikov <evgsyr@gmail.com>
> ---
>  man2/syscalls.2 | 17 ++++++++++++-----
>  1 file changed, 12 insertions(+), 5 deletions(-)
> 
> diff --git a/man2/syscalls.2 b/man2/syscalls.2
> index 637ad2c..22ec394 100644
> --- a/man2/syscalls.2
> +++ b/man2/syscalls.2
> @@ -335,7 +335,8 @@ T}
>  \fBgetdtablesize\fP(2)	2.0	T{
>  SPARC (removed in 2.6.26),
>  .br
> -available since Linux 2.0 on Alpha as
> +available on Alpha as
> +.br
>  \fBosf_getdtablesize\fP(2)
>  T}
>  \fBgetegid\fP(2)	1.0
> @@ -569,10 +570,15 @@ T}
>  .\" Implements \fBpselect\fP(2)
>  \fBptrace\fP(2)	1.0
>  \fBpwrite\fP(2)		T{
> -Used for \fBpwrite64\fP(2) on AVR32
> -(port removed in Linux 4.12)
> -and Blackfin (port removed
> -in Linux 4.17)
> +Used for \fBpwrite64\fP(2)
> +.br
> +on AVR32
> +(port removed
> +.br
> +in Linux 4.12)
> +and Blackfin
> +.br
> +(port removed in Linux 4.17)
>  T}
>  \fBpwrite64\fP(2)		T{
>  Added as "pwrite" in 2.2;
> @@ -823,6 +829,7 @@ T}
>  \fBvhangup\fP(2)	1.0
>  \fBvm86old\fP(2)	1.0	T{
>  Was "vm86"; renamed in
> +.br
>  2.0.28/2.2
>  T}
>  \fBvm86\fP(2)	2.0.28; 2.2
> 


-- 
Michael Kerrisk
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