[PATCH] gitsubmodules: align html and nroff lists
- Date: Wed, 1 May 2019 13:32:17 -0700
- From: Emily Shaffer <emilyshaffer@xxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: [PATCH] gitsubmodules: align html and nroff lists
There appears to be a bug in the toolchain generating manpages from
lettered lists. When a list is enumerated with letters, the resulting
nroff shows numbers instead. Mostly this is harmless, but in the case of
gitsubmodules, the paragraph following the list refers back to each
bullet by letter. As a result, reading this documentation via `man
gitsubmodules` is hard to parse - readers must infer that a bug exists
and a refers to 1, b refers to 2, and c refers to 3 in the list above.
The problem specifically was introduced in ad47194; previously rather
than generating numerated lists the bulleted area was entirely
monospaced in HTML and shown in plaintext in nroff.
The bug seems to exist in docbook-xml - I've reported it on May 1 via
the docbook-apps mail list - but for now it may make more sense to just
work around the issue.
Signed-off-by: Emily Shaffer <emilyshaffer@xxxxxxxxxx>
Documentation/gitsubmodules.txt | 14 +++++++-------
1 file changed, 7 insertions(+), 7 deletions(-)
diff --git a/Documentation/gitsubmodules.txt b/Documentation/gitsubmodules.txt
index 57999e9f36..0a890205b8 100644
@@ -169,15 +169,15 @@ ACTIVE SUBMODULES
A submodule is considered active,
- a. if `submodule.<name>.active` is set to `true`
+ 1. if `submodule.<name>.active` is set to `true`
- b. if the submodule's path matches the pathspec in `submodule.active`
+ 2. if the submodule's path matches the pathspec in `submodule.active`
- c. if `submodule.<name>.url` is set.
+ 3. if `submodule.<name>.url` is set.
and these are evaluated in this order.
@@ -193,11 +193,11 @@ For example:
url = https://example.org/baz
In the above config only the submodule 'bar' and 'baz' are active,
-'bar' due to (a) and 'baz' due to (c). 'foo' is inactive because
-(a) takes precedence over (c)
+'bar' due to (1) and 'baz' due to (3). 'foo' is inactive because
+(1) takes precedence over (3)
-Note that (c) is a historical artefact and will be ignored if the
-(a) and (b) specify that the submodule is not active. In other words,
+Note that (3) is a historical artefact and will be ignored if the
+(1) and (2) specify that the submodule is not active. In other words,
if we have a `submodule.<name>.active` set to `false` or if the
submodule's path is excluded in the pathspec in `submodule.active`, the
url doesn't matter whether it is present or not. This is illustrated in