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Re: unclarities in message

From: Otavio Salvador
Subject: Re: unclarities in message
Date: Wed, 16 May 2007 13:56:29 -0300
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Benno Schulenberg <address@hidden> writes:

> Hi,
> In partprobe/partprobe.c it says:
>   Inform the OS of partition table changes.
>     -d, --no-update  don't update the kernel
> To me "updating the kernel" means to install a new version of the 
> kernel.  But it seems that "don't inform the kernel" is the 
> intended meaning.  If so, then a better long form of the option 
> would be "--dry-run".
> Also, in the first line it speaks of "OS", and then later of 
> "kernel", while it seems to mean the same thing.  Better use the 
> same word in both cases then:
>   Inform the operating system about partition table changes.
>     -d, --dry-run   do not actually inform the operating system

Ack. Can you provide a patch for it?

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