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Bug#309666: marked as forwarded (login: typo "similiar" in man su)

Subject: Bug#309666: marked as forwarded login: typo "similiar" in man su
From: Debian Bug Tracking System
Date: Wed, 18 May 2005 23:03:14 -0700
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has caused the Debian Bug report #309666,
regarding login: typo "similiar" in man su
to be marked as having been forwarded to the upstream software
author(s) Tomasz KÅ?oczko <[email protected]>.

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tags 309666 upstream patch

Quoting Filipus Klutiero ([email protected]):
> Package: login
> Version: 1:4.0.3-31sarge3
> Severity: minor
> As of today, upstream CVS still had a typo at "similiar" (instead of
> "similar") in su's DESCRIPTION.

Attached is a patch which fixes this as well as avoid a repetition of
the word "user". The patch is women-friendly by the way.:)

Hint to Tomasz=A0: some day, I'll try to dig around and suggest removing
all occurrences of "he" in the documentation, wearing my Debian woman

> This may not be the place for this, but congratulations about the
> maintainance of the package and the BTS.

Thanks, Filipius. Sending rewards to developers and maintainers is
always welcomed....and if someday you feel you can bring us something,
feel free to join the Debian package maintenance team. Your first name
(lt?) suggests this would increase again the already wide
international scope of this team.

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--- su.1.ori    2005-05-19 06:55:18.880057250 +0200
+++ su.1        2005-05-19 06:56:12.782824877 +0200
@@ -33,8 +33,8 @@
 \fBsu\fR is used to become another user during a login session. Invoked
 without a username, \fBsu\fR defaults to becoming the super user. The
-optional argument \fB\-\fR may be used to provide an environment similiar to
-what the user would expect had the user logged in directly.
+optional argument \fB\-\fR may be used to provide an environment similar to
+what the user would expect had (s)he logged in directly.
 Additional arguments may be provided after the username, in which case they
 are supplied to the user\'s login shell. In particular, an argument of


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