Re: Can you please check the english in my package?
Nicolas Boullis <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
>> so I don't have much to
>> suggest, aside from changing "microcode" (which I classify as a mass
>> noun) to "microcode image."
> Sounds good, I will change that.
>> > breakage. If you don't know if you're already using this major
>> > number, you're probably not.
>> You can see which major numbers your system is using by running the
>> command "less /proc/devices."
>> (This will miss other modules you sometimes use but don't currently
>> have loaded, though. Another possibility is grepping the output of
>> "ls -R /dev", but that has the same problem if you're using devfs.)
> Is this something you suggest I should add as is?
Just the first sentence, not the parenthetical note.
> I think it might sound
> quite confusing for end users (and probably won't help because most ppl
> don't use such experimental major numbers).
Good point. It would also be reasonable to add a note to
README.Debian mentioning that major-number conflicts are a potential
problem and that users can gauge the situation as above and then run
dpkg-reconfigure if necessary.
Aaron M. Ucko, KB1CJC (amu at alum.mit.edu, ucko at debian.org)
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