Problems in hgrc.5

Jordi Gutiérrez Hermoso jordigh at octave.org
Wed Jun 19 08:45:40 CDT 2013


Sup, Eric.

On 18 June 2013 01:13,  <esr at thyrsus.com> wrote:
> Problems with hgrc.5:
>
> Renaming SYNOPSIS because either (a) third-party viewers and
> translators will try to interpret it as a command synopsis and become
> confused, or (b) it actually needs to be named "SYNOPSIS" with no
> modifier for function protoypes to be properly recognized.
>
> --- hgrc.5-unpatched    2012-07-28 09:23:15.949459835 -0400
> +++ hgrc.5      2012-07-28 09:23:31.317459443 -0400
> @@ -30,7 +30,7 @@
>  .\" new: \\n[rst2man-indent\\n[rst2man-indent-level]]
>  .in \\n[rst2man-indent\\n[rst2man-indent-level]]u
>  ..
> -.SH SYNOPSIS
> +.SH DESCRIPTION
>  .sp
>  The Mercurial system uses a set of configuration files to control
>  aspects of its behavior.

The problem is that this manpage has a SYNOPSIS but no DESCRIPTION at
all. Is this truly a problem?

- Jordi G. H.


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