Bug#125320: marked as done (rmc-binaries: Spelling error in description)
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Subject: rmc-binaries: Spelling error in description
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This is an automated bug report.
I have recently conducted a mass spelling check of Debian package
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--- orig/rmc-binaries Mon Dec 17 15:52:32 2001
+++ corrected/rmc-binaries Mon Dec 17 15:59:04 2001
@@ -1,4 +1,4 @@
Description: Remote method call
- This conintains common binaries which use librmc
+ This contains common binaries which use librmc
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From: Colin Watson <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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Subject: Bug#125320: fixed in rmc 20010628CVS-5
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We believe that the bug you reported is fixed in the latest version of
rmc, which has been installed in the Debian FTP archive:
A summary of the changes between this version and the previous one is
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Date: Sat, 2 Feb 2002 20:30:04 +0000
Binary: librmc-dev rmc-binaries librmc
Architecture: source i386
Maintainer: Debian QA Group <email@example.com>
Changed-By: Colin Watson <firstname.lastname@example.org>
librmc - Remote method call
librmc-dev - Remote method call (development files)
rmc-binaries - Remote method call (common binaries)
Closes: 125026 125320 129117 130965
rmc (20010628CVS-5) unstable; urgency=low
* QA upload.
* Various fixes for g++-3 (closes: #129117):
- configure.in: Just check whether libstdc++ is there (by checking for
main()) rather than trying to check for cout, as there doesn't appear
to be any simple way to get 'using namespace std;' into the check.
- src/Demos/Chat/Server/Chat_s.h: Use 'friend class foo', not 'friend
* Rewrite descriptions in proper English (closes: #125026, #125320).
* Don't use long lines in librmc's description (closes: #130965).
* Use dh_installman rather than dh_installmanpages, so that man pages
don't end up in all three binary packages. Build-depend on debhelper 3
to get this, although DH_COMPAT is still set to 2.
18cfa0d4827ccc444eced31bf1e040fa 693 libs optional rmc_20010628CVS-5.dsc
bb0cff15129de7b3cbdc5245bdcb766e 34396 libs optional rmc_20010628CVS-5.diff.gz
db8d8811d5f1199a0891a1a358fd31fd 40490 libs optional librmc-dev_20010628CVS-5_i386.deb
541203915e32553010de66ee3a32ecfe 31766 libs optional librmc_20010628CVS-5_i386.deb
5d28fb5931d0c3c9bf3d55a43675d1e7 26110 libs optional rmc-binaries_20010628CVS-5_i386.deb
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