Bug#805377: pt-br translation error in ifconfig(8) man page
martin.ferrari at gmail.com
Thu Nov 19 14:19:41 UTC 2015
On 17/11/15 11:22, Juliano wrote:
> Ifconfig(8) man page translation for pt-br is mistaken.
> The description for allmulti option should be the description for
> promisc option.
> Habilita ou desabilita o modo promiscuous da interface.
> Isto significa que todos os frames passarão pela
> camada de rede do kernel, permitindo monitoração da rede.
Thanks for your report. I will fix this.
> However, the promisc option is not in the manual.
> I tried, but I did not found where I should suggest the translation
The translated man pages are independent documents, see
If you send a bug report with a diff for that file, I will happily apply it.
> Apparently the date of mistranslation is 02-12-2007 (seven years old).
> It could mean:
> a) the revision process is flawed
> b) reporting translation bugs is too complicated
> c) translating process is even more complicated
> d) some of the above
> e) all the above
Well, net-tools has been pretty forgotten by upstream and Debian for
years.. recently I've tried to pick up a bit, but help is always
About translation workflows, I have no experience with that.
> Please, let me know how to proceed to contribute.
Just send a new bug report with your patches, that's the simplest way.
Martín Ferrari (Tincho)
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