fixed typos in "NEWS for version 2.32"

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Paul Zimmermann Aug. 6, 2020, 6:41 a.m.
Hi,

while reading the 2.32 news, I noticed several typos.
The following patch fixes them.

Paul

From f76aa47f475640c8fe5c5f320382e7237190c454 Mon Sep 17 00:00:00 2001
From: Paul Zimmermann <Paul.Zimmermann@inria.fr>

Date: Thu, 6 Aug 2020 08:38:07 +0200
Subject: [PATCH] fixed typos in "NEWS for version 2.32"

---
 NEWS | 22 +++++++++++-----------
 1 file changed, 11 insertions(+), 11 deletions(-)

-- 
2.27.0

Comments

Vitaly Buka via Libc-alpha Aug. 6, 2020, 8:30 a.m. | #1
* Paul Zimmermann:

>  * Unicode 13.0.0 Support: Character encoding, character type info, and

>    transliteration tables are all updated to Unicode 13.0.0, using

> -  generator scripts contributed by Mike FABIAN (Red Hat).

> +  generator scripts contributed by Mike Fabian (Red Hat).


I don't think that's a typo, it's just a different cultural convention.

> -  The arc* ABI is little-endian while arceb is big-endian. All ABIs use

> +  The arc* ABI are little-endian while arceb is big-endian. All ABIs use

>    64-bit time (y2038 safe) and 64-bit file offsets (LFS default).


Maybe “arc* ABIs”?

Rest looks fine to me, thanks.

Florian
Paul Zimmermann Aug. 6, 2020, 8:58 a.m. | #2
thank you Florian for your review, here is a v2.

Best regards,
Paul

From 4cb7e0bfbfbecb0ba29b85dd414e8d5e21f86b8a Mon Sep 17 00:00:00 2001
From: Paul Zimmermann <Paul.Zimmermann@inria.fr>

Date: Thu, 6 Aug 2020 10:56:15 +0200
Subject: [PATCH] fixed typos in "NEWS for version 2.32" (v2)

---
 NEWS | 20 ++++++++++----------
 1 file changed, 10 insertions(+), 10 deletions(-)

diff --git a/NEWS b/NEWS
index 2937adc3f3..ddbf6c0801 100644
--- a/NEWS
+++ b/NEWS
@@ -47,14 +47,14 @@ Major new features:
      - arc-linux-gnuhf
      - arceb-linux-gnu
 
-  The arc* ABI is little-endian while arceb is big-endian. All ABIs use
+  The arc* ABIs are little-endian while arceb is big-endian. All ABIs use
   64-bit time (y2038 safe) and 64-bit file offsets (LFS default).
 
 * The GNU C Library now loads audit modules listed in the DT_AUDIT and
   DT_DEPAUDIT dynamic section entries of the main executable.
 
 * powerpc64le supports IEEE128 long double libm/libc redirects when
-  using the -mabi=ieeelongdouble to compile C code on supported GCC
+  using -mabi=ieeelongdouble to compile C code on supported GCC
   toolchains.  It is recommended to use GCC 8 or newer when testing
   this option.
 
@@ -62,7 +62,7 @@ Major new features:
   several APIs have been annotated with GCC 'access' attribute.  This
   should help GCC 10 issue better warnings.
 
-* On Linux, functions the pthread_attr_setsigmask_np and
+* On Linux, functions pthread_attr_setsigmask_np and
   pthread_attr_getsigmask_np have been added.  They allow applications
   to specify the signal mask of a thread created with pthread_create.
 
@@ -73,9 +73,9 @@ Major new features:
   libpthread.
 
 * The functions sigabbrev_np and sigdescr_np have been added.  The
-  sigabbrev_np returns the abbreviated signal name (e.g. "HUP" for SIGHUP)
-  while sigdescr_np returns a string describing the signal number (e.g
-  "Hangup" for SIGHUP).  Different than strsignal, sigdescr_np does not
+  sigabbrev_np function returns the abbreviated signal name (e.g. "HUP" for
+  SIGHUP) while sigdescr_np returns a string describing the signal number
+  (e.g "Hangup" for SIGHUP).  Different than strsignal, sigdescr_np does not
   attempt to translate the return description, both functions return
   NULL for an invalid signal number.
 
@@ -83,8 +83,8 @@ Major new features:
   are both thread and async-signal safe.  These functions are GNU extensions.
 
 * The functions strerrorname_np and strerrordesc_np have been added.  The
-  strerroname_np returns error number name (e.g. "EINVAL" for EINVAL) while
-  strerrordesc_np returns string describing error number
+  strerroname_np function returns error number name (e.g. "EINVAL" for EINVAL)
+  while strerrordesc_np returns a string describing the error number
   (e.g "Invalid argument" for EINVAL).  Different than strerror,
   strerrordesc_np does not attempt to translate the return description, both
   functions return NULL for an invalid error number.
@@ -122,7 +122,7 @@ Deprecated and removed features, and other changes affecting compatibility:
   that have been added in or before version 2.28.  Replacement
   implementations based on TI-RPC, which additionally support IPv6, are
   available from <https://github.com/thkukuk/>.  This change does not
-  affect the "compat" NSS module, which does not depended on libnsl
+  affect the "compat" NSS module, which does not depend on libnsl
   since 2.27 and thus can be used without NIS.
 
 * The deprecated <sys/sysctl.h> header and the sysctl function have been
@@ -151,7 +151,7 @@ Deprecated and removed features, and other changes affecting compatibility:
 
 * The deprecated symbols sys_errlist, _sys_errlist, sys_nerr, and _sys_nerr
   are no longer available to newly linked binaries, and their declarations
-  have been removed from from <stdio.h>.  They are exported solely as
+  have been removed from <stdio.h>.  They are exported solely as
   compatibility symbols to support old binaries.  All programs should use
   strerror or strerror_r instead.
 
-- 
2.27.0
Vitaly Buka via Libc-alpha Aug. 6, 2020, 9:14 a.m. | #3
* Paul Zimmermann:

> thank you Florian for your review, here is a v2.


Thanks.  Do you have commit access, or do you need someone to commit
this for you?

Florian
Paul Zimmermann Aug. 6, 2020, 9:16 a.m. | #4
Dear Florian,

I'm not sure I have commit access, I can try if you think this v2 is ok.

Paul

> From: Florian Weimer <fweimer@redhat.com>

> Date: Thu, 06 Aug 2020 11:14:24 +0200

> 

> * Paul Zimmermann:

> 

> > thank you Florian for your review, here is a v2.

> 

> Thanks.  Do you have commit access, or do you need someone to commit

> this for you?

> 

> Florian

> 

>

Patch

diff --git a/NEWS b/NEWS
index 2937adc3f3..ea47e53207 100644
--- a/NEWS
+++ b/NEWS
@@ -35,7 +35,7 @@  Major new features:
 
 * Unicode 13.0.0 Support: Character encoding, character type info, and
   transliteration tables are all updated to Unicode 13.0.0, using
-  generator scripts contributed by Mike FABIAN (Red Hat).
+  generator scripts contributed by Mike Fabian (Red Hat).
 
 * New locale added: ckb_IQ (Kurdish/Sorani spoken in Iraq)
 
@@ -47,14 +47,14 @@  Major new features:
      - arc-linux-gnuhf
      - arceb-linux-gnu
 
-  The arc* ABI is little-endian while arceb is big-endian. All ABIs use
+  The arc* ABI are little-endian while arceb is big-endian. All ABIs use
   64-bit time (y2038 safe) and 64-bit file offsets (LFS default).
 
 * The GNU C Library now loads audit modules listed in the DT_AUDIT and
   DT_DEPAUDIT dynamic section entries of the main executable.
 
 * powerpc64le supports IEEE128 long double libm/libc redirects when
-  using the -mabi=ieeelongdouble to compile C code on supported GCC
+  using -mabi=ieeelongdouble to compile C code on supported GCC
   toolchains.  It is recommended to use GCC 8 or newer when testing
   this option.
 
@@ -62,7 +62,7 @@  Major new features:
   several APIs have been annotated with GCC 'access' attribute.  This
   should help GCC 10 issue better warnings.
 
-* On Linux, functions the pthread_attr_setsigmask_np and
+* On Linux, functions pthread_attr_setsigmask_np and
   pthread_attr_getsigmask_np have been added.  They allow applications
   to specify the signal mask of a thread created with pthread_create.
 
@@ -73,9 +73,9 @@  Major new features:
   libpthread.
 
 * The functions sigabbrev_np and sigdescr_np have been added.  The
-  sigabbrev_np returns the abbreviated signal name (e.g. "HUP" for SIGHUP)
-  while sigdescr_np returns a string describing the signal number (e.g
-  "Hangup" for SIGHUP).  Different than strsignal, sigdescr_np does not
+  sigabbrev_np function returns the abbreviated signal name (e.g. "HUP" for
+  SIGHUP) while sigdescr_np returns a string describing the signal number
+  (e.g "Hangup" for SIGHUP).  Different than strsignal, sigdescr_np does not
   attempt to translate the return description, both functions return
   NULL for an invalid signal number.
 
@@ -83,8 +83,8 @@  Major new features:
   are both thread and async-signal safe.  These functions are GNU extensions.
 
 * The functions strerrorname_np and strerrordesc_np have been added.  The
-  strerroname_np returns error number name (e.g. "EINVAL" for EINVAL) while
-  strerrordesc_np returns string describing error number
+  strerroname_np function returns error number name (e.g. "EINVAL" for EINVAL)
+  while strerrordesc_np returns a string describing the error number
   (e.g "Invalid argument" for EINVAL).  Different than strerror,
   strerrordesc_np does not attempt to translate the return description, both
   functions return NULL for an invalid error number.
@@ -122,7 +122,7 @@  Deprecated and removed features, and other changes affecting compatibility:
   that have been added in or before version 2.28.  Replacement
   implementations based on TI-RPC, which additionally support IPv6, are
   available from <https://github.com/thkukuk/>.  This change does not
-  affect the "compat" NSS module, which does not depended on libnsl
+  affect the "compat" NSS module, which does not depend on libnsl
   since 2.27 and thus can be used without NIS.
 
 * The deprecated <sys/sysctl.h> header and the sysctl function have been
@@ -151,7 +151,7 @@  Deprecated and removed features, and other changes affecting compatibility:
 
 * The deprecated symbols sys_errlist, _sys_errlist, sys_nerr, and _sys_nerr
   are no longer available to newly linked binaries, and their declarations
-  have been removed from from <stdio.h>.  They are exported solely as
+  have been removed from <stdio.h>.  They are exported solely as
   compatibility symbols to support old binaries.  All programs should use
   strerror or strerror_r instead.