svn commit: r216769 - head/usr.bin/gcore
jhb at FreeBSD.org
Tue Dec 28 18:58:16 UTC 2010
Date: Tue Dec 28 18:58:15 2010
New Revision: 216769
Start sentences on a new line to ease life for translators. Tweak the
wording in a few places.
MFC after: 1 week
--- head/usr.bin/gcore/gcore.1 Tue Dec 28 18:56:55 2010 (r216768)
+++ head/usr.bin/gcore/gcore.1 Tue Dec 28 18:58:15 2010 (r216769)
@@ -59,12 +59,13 @@ The following options are available:
Write the core file to the specified file instead of
.Dq Pa core.<pid> .
.It Fl f
-Dumps all the available segments, excluding only the malformed ones and
-un-dumpable ones. Unlike the default invocation, it also dumps
-device- and sglist-mapped areas that may invalidate the state of
-some transactions. This flag must be used very carefully, when the
-behavior of the application is fully understood and the fallouts can
-be easily controlled.
+Dumps all available segments, excluding only malformed and undumpable segments.
+Unlike the default invocation, this flag dumps mappings of devices which
+may invalidate the state of device transactions or trigger other unexpected
+As a result, this flag should only be used when the behavior of the
+application and any devices it has mapped is fully understood and any side
+effects can be controlled or tolerated.
.It Fl s
Stop the process while gathering the core image, and resume it
@@ -90,7 +91,7 @@ Because of the
.Xr ptrace 2
-may not work with processes which are actively investigated with
+may not work with processes which are actively being investigated with
.Xr truss 1
.Xr gdb 1 .
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