typo in man page of "find"

Bug #202431 reported by Dominique Pellé on 2008-03-15
12
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
findutils
Fix Released
Undecided
Unassigned
findutils (Ubuntu)
Low
Bruno Barrera Yever

Bug Description

In man page of "find" (man find), second paragraph in section DESCRIPTION, I see:

"[...] if you are using it to seach directories [...]"

*seach* should obviously be "search".

I'm using Ubuntu-7.10 (Gutsy)

Related branches

Bruno Barrera Yever (bbyever) wrote :

I can confirm this.

Changed in findutils:
status: New → Confirmed
Changed in findutils:
assignee: nobody → bbyever
Bruno Barrera Yever (bbyever) wrote :

fixed

Changed in findutils:
assignee: bbyever → nobody
Daniel Holbach (dholbach) wrote :

Can somebody please forward this upstream?

Daniel Holbach (dholbach) wrote :

Mathias: can you please take a look at it?

Bruno Barrera Yever (bbyever) wrote :

for intrepid

Mathias Gug (mathiaz) wrote :

findutils has been merged in intrepid. The debdiff needs to be updated. Once updated, resubscribe ubuntu-main-sponsors.

Thank you.

Bruno Barrera Yever (bbyever) wrote :
Bruno Barrera Yever (bbyever) wrote :

uhh oops, i subscribed u-u-s... could someone unsubscribe them?

Mathias Gug (mathiaz) wrote :

Thanks for you new debdiff.

There are two issues with your diff:
 * could you reference the LP bug number in your changelog entry ?
 * could target intrepid instead of hardy in your changelog entry ?

Please attach an updated debdiff and re-subscribed ubuntu-main-sponsors.

Changed in findutils:
assignee: nobody → bbyever
status: Confirmed → Incomplete
Bobby R. Ward (bobbyrward) wrote :
StefanPotyra (sistpoty) wrote :

uploaded, thanks.

Please also check the manpage of unstable and forward this to BTS. The typo patch should in all cases be forwarded to BTS. Thanks.

Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

This bug was fixed in the package findutils - 4.4.0-2ubuntu3

---------------
findutils (4.4.0-2ubuntu3) intrepid; urgency=low

  * fixes for find/find.1:
    - fix escape of null character for the \0 option in find/find.1
      (LP: #68852)[debian/patches/11_nullescape.dpatch]
    - fix "seach" typo in find/find.1
      (LP: #202431)[debian/patches/12_seachtypo.dpatch]

 -- <email address hidden> (Bobby R. Ward) Wed, 02 Jul 2008 23:26:41 -0500

Changed in findutils:
status: Incomplete → Fix Released

Adding bug watch.

Changed in findutils:
status: New → Unknown

Updating status from Savannah Bug Tracker to launchpad does not to work. I am removing the remote watch (http://savannah.gnu.org/bugs/?23760) now in order to be able to close this bug.

Bug was fixed upstream.

Changed in findutils:
status: New → Unknown
status: New → Fix Released
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