docs/187241: Small number of spelling mistakes

Alex Weber alexwebr at
Tue Mar 4 02:50:00 UTC 2014

>Number:         187241
>Category:       docs
>Synopsis:       Small number of spelling mistakes
>Confidential:   no
>Severity:       non-critical
>Priority:       low
>Responsible:    freebsd-doc
>State:          open
>Class:          doc-bug
>Submitter-Id:   current-users
>Arrival-Date:   Tue Mar 04 02:50:00 UTC 2014
>Originator:     Alex Weber
There are a small number of spelling mistakes in the Porter's Handbook, the Handbook, and the FAQ.

The attached diff patches them.

See attached patch.

Patch attached with submission follows:

Index: en_US.ISO8859-1/books/dev-model/book.xml
--- en_US.ISO8859-1/books/dev-model/book.xml	(revision 44112)
+++ en_US.ISO8859-1/books/dev-model/book.xml	(working copy)
@@ -1637,7 +1637,7 @@
                     As the requests are prioritised by the individual developers on
                     the basis of doing what they find interesting, necessary or are
-                    funded to do, there is no overall strategy or priorisation of
+                    funded to do, there is no overall strategy or prioritisation of
                     what requests to regard as requirements and following up their
                     correct implementation. However, most developers have some
                     shared vision of what issues are more important, and they can
Index: en_US.ISO8859-1/books/faq/book.xml
--- en_US.ISO8859-1/books/faq/book.xml	(revision 44112)
+++ en_US.ISO8859-1/books/faq/book.xml	(working copy)
@@ -1559,7 +1559,7 @@
 	    <para>Microcode is a method of programmatically
-	      implementating hardware level instructions.  This allows
+	      implementing hardware level instructions.  This allows
 	      for CPU bugs to be fixed without replacing the on board chip.</para>
 	    <para>Install <package>sysutils/devcpu-data</package>,
@@ -2960,7 +2960,7 @@
 	  <para>Long answer:  Soft Updates has two
 	    characteristics that may be undesirable on certain
-	    paritions.  First, a Soft Updates
+	    partitions.  First, a Soft Updates
 	    partition has a small chance of losing data during a system
 	    crash.  (The partition will not be corrupted; the data will
 	    simply be lost.)  Second, Soft Updates can cause temporary
Index: en_US.ISO8859-1/books/fdp-primer/xml-primer/chapter.xml
--- en_US.ISO8859-1/books/fdp-primer/xml-primer/chapter.xml	(revision 44112)
+++ en_US.ISO8859-1/books/fdp-primer/xml-primer/chapter.xml	(working copy)
@@ -959,7 +959,7 @@
 	<link linkend="xml-primer-xml-escape">XML
-      <para>Parameter entity definitons are similar to those for
+      <para>Parameter entity definitions are similar to those for
 	general entities.  However, parameter entries are included
Index: en_US.ISO8859-1/books/handbook/disks/chapter.xml
--- en_US.ISO8859-1/books/handbook/disks/chapter.xml	(revision 44112)
+++ en_US.ISO8859-1/books/handbook/disks/chapter.xml	(working copy)
@@ -3215,7 +3215,7 @@
     <para>Swap partitions are not encrypted by default and should
       be cleared of any sensitive data before continuing.  To
-      overwrite the current swap parition with random garbage,
+      overwrite the current swap partition with random garbage,
       execute the following command:</para>
     <screen>&prompt.root; <userinput>dd if=/dev/random of=/dev/ad0s1b bs=1m</userinput></screen>
Index: en_US.ISO8859-1/books/handbook/linuxemu/chapter.xml
--- en_US.ISO8859-1/books/handbook/linuxemu/chapter.xml	(revision 44112)
+++ en_US.ISO8859-1/books/handbook/linuxemu/chapter.xml	(working copy)
@@ -81,7 +81,7 @@
     <indexterm><primary>Ports Collection</primary></indexterm>
-    <para>&linux; libararies are not installed on &os; by default
+    <para>&linux; libraries are not installed on &os; by default
       and &linux; binary compatibility is not enabled by default.
       &linux; libraries can be installed using the &os; Ports
       Collection.  Alternately, &linux; libraries can be installed
Index: en_US.ISO8859-1/books/porters-handbook/makefiles/chapter.xml
--- en_US.ISO8859-1/books/porters-handbook/makefiles/chapter.xml	(revision 44112)
+++ en_US.ISO8859-1/books/porters-handbook/makefiles/chapter.xml	(working copy)
@@ -2627,7 +2627,7 @@
 	<para>When specific versions or specific major and minor
 	  revisions of a distfile should be checked.  For example, if
 	  only version <replaceable>0.6.4</replaceable> should be
-	  monitored because newer versions have compatablity issues
+	  monitored because newer versions have compatibility issues
 	  with &os;, add:</para>
 	<programlisting>PORTSCOUT=	limit:^0\.6\.4</programlisting>


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