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Patch for resolv.conf(5) man page



>Submitter-Id:  net
>Originator:    Mark D. Roth
>Organization:
net
>Synopsis:  document comment characters in resolv.conf(5) man page
>Severity:  non-critical
>Priority:  low
>Category:  documentation
>Class:     doc-bug
>Release:   OPENBSD_3_5
>Environment:
    System      : OpenBSD 3.5
    Architecture: OpenBSD.i386
    Machine     : i386
>Description:
    The resolv.conf(5) man page does not document how to add
    comments to the file.
>How-To-Repeat:
    Run "man resolv.conf". :)
>Fix:
    Apply the following patch:
--- resolv.conf.5	2003-08-08 04:51:54.000000000 -0500
+++ resolv.conf.5.new	2004-05-05 14:57:00.000000000 -0500
@@ -48,6 +48,10 @@
 The file is designed to be human readable and contains a list of
 keywords with values that provide various types of resolver information.
 .Pp
+A hash mark (`#') or semicolon (`;') indicates the beginning of a comment;
+subsequent characters up to the end of the line are not interpreted by
+the routines that read the file.
+.Pp
 On a normally configured system this file should not be necessary.
 The only name server to be queried will be on the local machine,
 the domain name is determined from the host name,

-- 
Mark D. Roth <roth@feep.net>
http://www.feep.net/~roth/