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Two minor correction to the manual of bash

From: Bjarni Ingi Gislason
Subject: Two minor correction to the manual of bash
Date: Mon, 20 Feb 2012 21:01:45 +0000
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.20 (2009-06-14)

Configuration Information [Automatically generated, do not change]:
Machine: i486
OS: linux-gnu
Compiler: gcc
Compilation CFLAGS:  -DPROGRAM='bash' -DCONF_HOSTTYPE='i486' 
-DCONF_OSTYPE='linux-gnu' -DCONF_MACHTYPE='i486-pc-linux-gnu' 
-DCONF_VENDOR='pc' -DLOCALEDIR='/usr/share/locale' -DPACKAGE='bash' -DSHELL 
-DHAVE_CONFIG_H   -I.  -I../bash -I../bash/include -I../bash/lib   -g -O2 -Wall
uname output: Linux jeti.jeti.is 2.6.32-41 #1 Sat Feb 11 01:50:30 GMT 2012 i586 
Machine Type: i486-pc-linux-gnu

Bash Version: 4.1
Patch Level: 5
Release Status: release


 1) The macro FN is defined to late in the manual of
bash-builtins(7), which includes bash(1).

  Warnings from groff for the manual of "bash-builtins":

man1/bash.1:7477: warning: macro `FN' not defined

2) Escape used before "+":

<standard input>:6199: warning: escape character ignored before `+'


  "man --warnings=w bash-builtins" and "man --warnings=w bash" with
environmental variable MAN_KEEP_STDERR='y'.


--- bash.1      2012-02-20 00:35:14.000000000 +0000
+++ bash.new.1  2012-02-20 01:50:30.000000000 +0000
@@ -7,6 +7,13 @@
 .\"    Last Change: Tue Dec 29 15:36:16 EST 2009
+.\" File Name macro.  This used to be `.PN', for Path Name,
+.\" but Sun doesn't seem to like that very much.
+.de FN
 .\" bash_builtins, strip all but Built-Ins section
 .if \n(zZ=1 .ig zZ
 .if \n(zY=1 .ig zY
@@ -36,13 +43,6 @@
 .el \\*(]X\h|\\n()Iu+\\n()Ru\c
-.\" File Name macro.  This used to be `.PN', for Path Name,
-.\" but Sun doesn't seem to like that very much.
-.de FN
 bash \- GNU Bourne-Again SHell
@@ -6196,7 +6196,7 @@
 This section describes what syntax features are available.  This
 feature is enabled by default for interactive shells, and can be
 disabled using the
-.B \+H
+.B +H
 option to the
 .B set
 builtin command (see

-- System Information:
Debian Release: 6.0.4
  APT prefers stable-updates
  APT policy: (500, 'stable-updates'), (500, 'proposed-updates'), (500, 
Architecture: i386 (i586)

Kernel: Linux 2.6.32-41
Locale: LANG=is_IS, LC_CTYPE=is_IS (charmap=ISO-8859-1)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/dash

Versions of packages bash depends on:
ii  base-files                6.0squeeze4    Debian base system miscellaneous f
ii  dash                POSIX-compliant shell
ii  debianutils               3.4            Miscellaneous utilities specific t
ii  libc6                     2.11.3-2       Embedded GNU C Library: Shared lib
ii  libncurses5               5.7+20100313-5 shared libraries for terminal hand

Versions of packages bash recommends:
pn  bash-completion               <none>     (no description available)

Versions of packages bash suggests:
pn  bash-doc                      <none>     (no description available)

-- no debconf information

Bjarni I. Gislason

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