Subject: misc/19386: newbtconf man page out of date
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List: netbsd-bugs
Date: 12/14/2002 20:40:50
>Number:         19386
>Category:       misc
>Synopsis:       newbtconf man page out of date
>Confidential:   no
>Severity:       non-critical
>Priority:       low
>Responsible:    misc-bug-people
>State:          open
>Class:          doc-bug
>Submitter-Id:   net
>Arrival-Date:   Sat Dec 14 17:46:00 PST 2002
>Originator:     Kevin P. Neal
>Release:        NetBSD 1.6
Kevin P. Neal                      

"You know, I think I can hear the machine screaming from here...  \
'help me! hellpp meeee!'"  - Heather Flanagan, 14:52:23 Wed Jun 10 1998
System: NetBSD 1.6 NetBSD 1.6 (TOME-$Revision: 1.2 $) #53: Tue Oct 22 19:39:35 EDT 2002 alpha
Architecture: alpha
Machine: alpha

From the newbtconf man page:

     Of course other networking services, such as NTP, routed, etc, are all
     expected to be "NO".  In general, the only settings which should be "YES"
     are syslogd and update, with perhaps cron (if your cron scripts don't

Isn't update dead?


Read netbsd lists. See someone say "man newbtconf". Think "Huh, I haven't
heard of that before I don't think." Then read the man page. Do something
else, make a phone call, write an email, get distracted. Then look over
and read the relevant part of the man page again because it happens to
be on screen. Note the out of date part.


Remove "and update" from the man page. Change "settings which" to
"setting that" and "are" to "is" while you are at it.