[Debian-hebrew-package] Re: patch for man page
kobi_zamir at yahoo.com
Mon Aug 1 20:16:58 UTC 2005
Thanks, it is in the sourceforge cvs (it takes up to
24 hours to update the anonymous archives), feel free
to create a cvs branch in our svn and update the
to use the cvs do:
-d:pserver:anonymous at cvs.sourceforge.net:/cvsroot/libhdate
co -P libhdate
Please create the debian directory in the svn, so we
can make debs from the svn. p.s package
libhdate-pascal need free pascal 2, and I did not find
that pakcage in sarge.
--- Lior Kaplan <webmaster at guides.co.il> wrote:
> I got:
> N: Processing binary package libhdate0 (version
> 1.2.1-1) ...
> I: libhdate0: hyphen-used-as-minus-sign
> N: Manual page seems to contain a hyphen where a
> minus sign was intended.
> N: '-' chars are interpreted as hyphens (U+2010)
> by groff, not as minus
> N: signs (U+002D). Since options to programs use
> minus signs (U+002D),
> N: this means for example in UTF-8 locales that
> you cannot cut&paste
> N: options, nor search for them easily.
> N: '-' must be escaped ('\-') to be interpreted as
> minus. If you really
> N: intend a hyphen, write it as '\(hy' to
> emphasise that fact. See
> N: groff(7) and especially groff_char(7) for
> details, and also the thread
> N: starting with
> N: .html
> N: If you use some tool that converts your
> documentation to groff format,
> N: it might be possible that this tool converts
> dashes of any kind to
> N: groff hyphens, while the safe way of converting
> dashes is usually to
> N: convert them to '\-'.
> N: Because this error can occur very often we show
> only the first 10
> N: occurrences for each man page and give the
> number of suppressed
> N: occurrences. If you want to see all warnings,
> run lintian with the
> N: -d/--debug option.
> So here's a patch.
> Lior Kaplan
> kaplanlior at gmail.com
> Debian GNU/Linux unstable (SID)
> > --- examples/hcal/hdate.1 2005-03-11
> 02:11:12.000000000 +0200
> +++ /tmp/hdate.1 2005-08-01 23:15:11.826174200 +0300
> @@ -12,9 +12,9 @@
> is from tables by Zvi Har'El.
> .SH "SYNOPSIS"
> .B hdate
> -[-L longitude -l latitude]
> +[\-L longitude \-l latitude]
> [-z timezone]
> [[[day] month] year]
> @@ -30,32 +30,32 @@
> back to the common calendar.
> Months are numbered with Tishrey being 1 and Elul
> 12; Adar I and Adar II are months 13 and 14.
> -.I -s
> +.I \-s
> : Print sunrise/sunset times.
> -.I -S
> +.I \-S
> : Print using short format.
> -.I -h
> +.I \-h
> : Print holidays.
> -.I -r
> +.I \-r
> : Print weekly reading on saturday.
> -.I -d
> +.I \-d
> : Use diaspora reading and holidays.
> -.I -l
> +.I \-l
> xx : Set the latitude for solar calculations to
> xx degrees. Negative values are south.
> -.I -L
> +.I \-L
> xx : Set the longitude for solar calculations to
> xx degrees. *Negative values are EAST*.
> -.I -z
> +.I \-z
> : Use specified timezone.
> ( default location for sunrise/set is Tel Aviv ).
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