[collectd] [PATCH] Fixed some typos in the manpages.
sh at tokkee.org
Thu Aug 9 23:11:50 CEST 2007
The adjective "performant" does not seem to exist (neither in English nor
in German). I've replaced it with "efficient".
Signed-off-by: Sebastian Harl <sh at tokkee.org>
src/collectd-nagios.pod | 4 ++--
src/collectd-perl.pod | 2 +-
src/collectd-unixsock.pod | 8 ++++----
src/collectd.conf.pod | 36 ++++++++++++++++++------------------
src/collectd.pod | 4 ++--
5 files changed, 27 insertions(+), 27 deletions(-)
diff --git a/src/collectd-nagios.pod b/src/collectd-nagios.pod
index 3acd506..7b2442e 100644
@@ -46,7 +46,7 @@ handled according to the consolidation function given with the B<-g> option.
=item B<-g> B<none>I<|>B<average>I<|>B<sum>
When multiple data sources are selected from a value spec they can be handled
-differently dependin on this option. The values of the following meaning:
+differently depending on this option. The values of the following meaning:
@@ -86,7 +86,7 @@ As usual for Nagios plugins this program writes a short, one line status
message to STDOUT and signals success or failure with it's return value. It
exists with a return value of B<0> for success or B<1> or B<2> for warning and
critical, respectively. If the values is not available or some other error
-occured it returnes B<3> for "unknown".
+occurred it returns B<3> for "unknown".
=head1 SEE ALSO
diff --git a/src/collectd-perl.pod b/src/collectd-perl.pod
index 7b74eee..3e15b88 100644
@@ -17,7 +17,7 @@ collectd-perl - Documentation of collectd's C<perl plugin>
The C<perl plugin> includes a Perl-interpreter in collectd and provides
Perl-equivalents of the plugin-functions. This makes it possible to write
-plugins for collectd in Perl. This is a lot more performant than executing a
+plugins for collectd in Perl. This is a lot more efficient than executing a
Perl-script every time you want to read a value with the C<exec plugin> (see
L<collectd-exec(5)>) and provides a lot more functionality, too.
diff --git a/src/collectd-unixsock.pod b/src/collectd-unixsock.pod
index 7c0e316..9a142f2 100644
@@ -36,12 +36,12 @@ The following commands are implemented:
=item B<GETVAL> I<Identifier>
If the value identified by I<Identifier> (see below) is found the complete
-value-list is returned. The response is a space seperated list of
+value-list is returned. The response is a space separated list of
I<num> I<name>B<=>I<value>[ I<name>B<=>I<value>[ ...]]
-If I<num> is less then zero, an error occured. Otherwise it contains the
+If I<num> is less then zero, an error occurred. Otherwise it contains the
number of values that follow. Each value is of the form I<name>B<=>I<value>.
Counter-values are converted to a rate, e.E<nbsp>g. bytes per second.
Undefined values are returned as B<NaN>.
@@ -54,7 +54,7 @@ Example:
Submits a value (identified by I<Identifier>, see below) to the daemon which
will dispatch it to all it's write-plugins. The I<Valuelist> is a
-colon-seperated list of the time and the values, each either an integer if the
+colon-separated list of the time and the values, each either an integer if the
data-source is a counter, of a double if the data-source if of type "gauge".
You can submit an undefined gauge-value by using B<U>. When submitting B<U> to
a counter the behavior is undefined. The time is given as epoch (i.E<nbsp>e.
@@ -68,7 +68,7 @@ Example:
-Value or value-lists are identified in a uniform fassion:
+Value or value-lists are identified in a uniform fashion:
diff --git a/src/collectd.conf.pod b/src/collectd.conf.pod
index f7c10ad..cd3fc40 100644
@@ -25,10 +25,10 @@ controls which plugins to load. These plugins ultimately define collectd's
The syntax of this config file is similar to the config file of the famos
-B<Apache Webserver>. Each line containes either a key-value-pair or a
+B<Apache Webserver>. Each line contains either a key-value-pair or a
section-start or -end. Empty lines and everything after the hash-symbol `#' is
ignored. Values are either string, enclosed in double-quotes,
-(floating-point-)numbers or a boolean extression, i.E<nbsp>e. either B<true> or
+(floating-point-)numbers or a boolean expression, i.E<nbsp>e. either B<true> or
B<false>. String containing of only alphanumeric characters and underscores do
not need to be quoted.
@@ -78,7 +78,7 @@ a value higher than the number of plugins you've loaded is totally useless.
=head1 PLUGIN OPTIONS
-Some Plugins may register own options. These options must be inclosed in a
+Some Plugins may register own options. These options must be enclosed in a
C<Plugin>-Section. Which options exist depends on the plugin used. Some plugins
require external configuration, too. The C<apache plugin>, for example,
required C<mod_status> to be configured in the webserver you're going to
@@ -128,7 +128,7 @@ Optional password needed for authentication.
=item B<CACert> I<File>
File that holds one or more SSL certificates. If you want to use HTTPS you will
-possibly need this option. What CA certificates come bundeled with C<libcurl>
+possibly need this option. What CA certificates come bundled with C<libcurl>
and are checked by default depends on the distribution you use.
@@ -188,7 +188,7 @@ Select partitions based on the filesystem type.
Invert the selection: If set to true, all partitions B<except> the ones that
match any one of the criteria are collected. By default only selected
-partitions are collected if a selection is made. If no selection is conifured
+partitions are collected if a selection is made. If no selection is configured
at all, B<all> partitions are selected.
@@ -237,7 +237,7 @@ at most B<16384> to prevent typos and dumb mistakes.
=head2 Plugin C<exec>
Please make sure to read L<collectd-exec(5)> before using this plugin. It
-contains valueable information on when the executable is executed and the
+contains valuable information on when the executable is executed and the
output that is expected from it.
@@ -285,7 +285,7 @@ a more detailed description see B<IgnoreSelected> below.
If no configuration if given, the B<traffic>-plugin will collect data from
all interfaces. This may not be practical, especially for loopback- and
similar interfaces. Thus, you can use the B<Interface>-option to pick the
-interfaces you're interested in. Sometimes, however, it's easier/prefered
+interfaces you're interested in. Sometimes, however, it's easier/preferred
to collect all interfaces I<except> a few ones. This option enables you to
do that: By setting B<IgnoreSelected> to I<true> the effect of
B<Interface> is inversed: All selected interfaces are ignored and all
@@ -325,11 +325,11 @@ detailed description see B<IgnoreSelected> below.
If no configuration if given, the B<irq>-plugin will collect data from all
irqs. This may not be practical, especially if no interrupts happen. Thus, you
-can use the B<Irq>-option to pick the interupt you're interested in.
-Sometimes, however, it's easier/prefered to collect all interupts I<except> a
+can use the B<Irq>-option to pick the interrupt you're interested in.
+Sometimes, however, it's easier/preferred to collect all interrupts I<except> a
few ones. This option enables you to do that: By setting B<IgnoreSelected> to
-I<true> the effect of B<Irq> is inversed: All selected interupts are ignored
-and all other interupts are collected.
+I<true> the effect of B<Irq> is inversed: All selected interrupts are ignored
+and all other interrupts are collected.
@@ -408,7 +408,7 @@ Password needed to log into the database.
=item B<Database> I<Database>
-Select this database. Defaults to I<no database> which is a perfecly reasonable
+Select this database. Defaults to I<no database> which is a perfectly reasonable
option for what this plugin does.
@@ -433,13 +433,13 @@ the argument is a multicast address the daemon will join that multicast group.
If no B<Listen> statement is found the server tries join both, the default IPv6
multicast group and the default IPv4 multicast group. If no B<Server> statement
is found the client will try to send data to the IPv6 multicast group first. If
-that failes the client will try the IPv4 multicast group.
+that fails the client will try the IPv4 multicast group.
The default IPv6 multicast group is C<ff18::efc0:4a42>. The default IPv4
multicast group is C<126.96.36.199>.
The optional I<Port> argument sets the port to use. It can either be given
-using a numeric port number or a service name. If the argument is omited the
+using a numeric port number or a service name. If the argument is omitted the
default port B<25826> is assumed.
=item B<TimeToLive> I<1-255>
@@ -455,7 +455,7 @@ If set to I<true>, write packets that were received via the network plugin to
the sending sockets. This should only be activated when the B<Listen>- and
B<Server>-statements differ. Otherwise packets may be send multiple times to
the same multicast group. While this results in more network traffic than
-neccessary it's not a huge problem since the plugin has a duplicate detection,
+necessary it's not a huge problem since the plugin has a duplicate detection,
so the values will not loop.
=item B<CacheFlush> I<Seconds>
@@ -549,7 +549,7 @@ and minor and major pagefaults.
You can use the settings B<StepSize>, B<HeartBeat>, B<RRARows>, and B<XFF> to
finetune your RRD-files. Please read L<rrdcreate(1)> if you encounter problems
using these settings. If you don't want to dive into the depths of RRDTool, you
-can savely ignore these settings.
+can safely ignore these settings.
@@ -587,7 +587,7 @@ default is 1200.
=item B<RRATimespan> I<Seconds>
-Adds an RRA-timespan, given in seconds. Use this option mulitple times to have
+Adds an RRA-timespan, given in seconds. Use this option multiple times to have
more then one RRA. If this option is never used, the built-in default of (3600,
86400, 604800, 2678400, 31622400) is used.
@@ -644,7 +644,7 @@ voltage sensor I<in1> of the I<it8712> on the isa bus at the address 0290.
If no configuration if given, the B<sensors>-plugin will collect data from all
sensors. This may not be practical, especially for uninteresting sensors.
Thus, you can use the B<Sensor>-option to pick the sensors you're interested
-in. Sometimes, however, it's easier/prefered to collect all sensors I<except> a
+in. Sometimes, however, it's easier/preferred to collect all sensors I<except> a
few ones. This option enables you to do that: By setting B<IgnoreSelected> to
I<true> the effect of B<Sensor> is inversed: All selected sensors are ignored
and all other sensors are collected.
diff --git a/src/collectd.pod b/src/collectd.pod
index d5bd792..5a9f420 100644
@@ -42,7 +42,7 @@ config-option.
Don't fork to the background. I<collectd> will also B<not> close standard file
descriptors, detach from the session nor write a pid file. This is mainly
-thought for 'supervisioning' init replacements such as I<runit>.
+thought for 'supervising' init replacements such as I<runit>.
@@ -63,7 +63,7 @@ There are two big groups of plugins, B<input> and B<output> plugins:
-Input plugins are queried periodically. They somehow aquire the current value
+Input plugins are queried periodically. They somehow acquire the current value
of whatever they where designed to work with and submit these values back to
the daemon, i. e. they "dispatch" the values. As an example, the C<cpu plugin>
reads the current cpu-counters of time spent in the various modes (user,
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