Subject: misc/1846: Spelling error in madvise() man page
To: None <>
From: Peter Seebach <>
List: netbsd-bugs
Date: 12/17/1995 20:24:31
>Number:         1846
>Category:       misc
>Synopsis:       "advise" is a verb, "advice" is a noun
>Confidential:   no
>Severity:       non-critical
>Priority:       low
>Responsible:    misc-bug-people (Misc Bug People)
>State:          open
>Class:          doc-bug
>Submitter-Id:   net
>Arrival-Date:   Sun Dec 17 21:35:01 1995
>Originator:     Peter Seebach
Usenet Fact Police (Undercover)
>Release:        Dec 12 1995
System: NetBSD taniemarie 1.1 NetBSD 1.1 (SEEBS) #3: Tue Nov 28 18:59:30 CST 1995 seebs@taniemarie:/usr/src/sys/arch/amiga/compile/SEEBS amiga

	The man page for madvise() claims it will "give advise".
	man 2 madvise
	Use "advice" for the thing given when one advises.