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From: "Michael Kerrisk (man-pages)" <mtk.manpages@gmail.com>
To: mtk.manpages@gmail.com, Karel Zak <kzak@redhat.com>
Cc: util-linux@vger.kernel.org
Subject: [PATCH 4/5] Manual pages: login.1: various minor wording fixes
Date: Tue, 14 Jul 2020 11:57:40 +0200
Message-ID: <20200714095741.45292-4-mtk.manpages@gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20200714095741.45292-1-mtk.manpages@gmail.com>

Signed-off-by: Michael Kerrisk (man-pages) <mtk.manpages@gmail.com>
---
 login-utils/login.1 | 18 ++++++++++--------
 1 file changed, 10 insertions(+), 8 deletions(-)

diff --git a/login-utils/login.1 b/login-utils/login.1
index f3938b571..73c59462a 100644
--- a/login-utils/login.1
+++ b/login-utils/login.1
@@ -97,7 +97,7 @@ not to destroy the environment.
 .TP
 .B \-f
 Used to skip a login authentication.  This option is usually
-used by
+used by the
 .BR getty (8)
 autologin feature.
 .TP
@@ -111,14 +111,14 @@ use this option.
 .IP
 Note that the
 .B \-h
-option has impact on the
+option has an impact on the
 .B PAM service
 .BR name .
 The standard service name is
 .IR login ,
-with the
+but with the
 .B \-h
-option the name is
+option, the name is
 .IR remote .
 It is necessary to create proper PAM config files (e.g.,
 .I /etc\:/pam.d\:/login
@@ -164,7 +164,7 @@ If the
 .B MOTD_FILE
 item is empty or a quiet login is enabled, then the message of the day
 is not displayed.  Note that the same functionality is also provided
-by
+by the
 .BR pam_motd (8)
 PAM module.
 .PP
@@ -191,7 +191,8 @@ Forces
 .B login
 to stop display content specified by
 .B MOTD_FILE
-after first accessible item in the list.  Note that a directory is one item in this case.
+after the first accessible item in the list.
+Note that a directory is one item in this case.
 This option allows to configure
 .B login
 semantic to be more compatible with pam_motd.
@@ -203,7 +204,8 @@ semantic to be more compatible with pam_motd.
 Tell
 .B login
 that printing the hostname should be suppressed in the login:
-prompt.  This is alternative to the \fB\-H\fR command line option.  The default
+prompt.
+This is an alternative to the \fB\-H\fR command line option.  The default
 value is
 .IR no .
 .RE
@@ -211,7 +213,7 @@ value is
 .B LOGIN_TIMEOUT
 (number)
 .RS 4
-Max time in seconds for login.  The default value is
+Maximum time in seconds for login.  The default value is
 .IR 60 .
 .RE
 .PP
-- 
2.26.2


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Thread overview: 10+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-07-14  9:57 [PATCH 1/5] manual pages: adjtime_config.5: format pathname with .I Michael Kerrisk (man-pages)
2020-07-14  9:57 ` [PATCH 2/5] Manual pages: login.1: SEE ALSO: add utmp(5), lastlog(8) Michael Kerrisk (man-pages)
2020-07-14  9:57 ` [PATCH 3/5] Manual pages: login.1: formatting fixes Michael Kerrisk (man-pages)
2020-07-14  9:57 ` Michael Kerrisk (man-pages) [this message]
2020-07-14  9:57 ` [PATCH 5/5] Manual pages: various: reword "allow(s) to" Michael Kerrisk (man-pages)
2020-07-14 12:13   ` Michael Kerrisk (man-pages)
2020-07-14 12:38     ` Karel Zak
2020-07-14 12:40       ` Michael Kerrisk (man-pages)
2020-07-14 12:14   ` Karel Zak
2020-07-14 12:33     ` Michael Kerrisk (man-pages)

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