[Pkg-puppet-devel] [SCM] Packaging of Facter for debian branch, master, updated. debian/1.5.9-1-61-gb3b2276

Stig Sandbeck Mathisen ssm at debian.org
Fri Jun 24 08:14:51 UTC 2011

The following commit has been merged in the master branch:
commit dd723b07712b8b190b2caeb7a6afc13f0afdc700
Author: Stig Sandbeck Mathisen <ssm at debian.org>
Date:   Fri Jun 24 10:01:04 2011 +0200

    Update man page

diff --git a/debian/facter.8 b/debian/facter.8
index 0d553c4..08a516a 100644
--- a/debian/facter.8
+++ b/debian/facter.8
@@ -4,7 +4,7 @@
 .\" First parameter, NAME, should be all caps
 .\" Second parameter, SECTION, should be 1-8, maybe w/ subsection
 .\" other parameters are allowed: see man(7), man(1)
-.TH FACTER 8 "December 25, 2009"
+.TH FACTER 8 "June 17, 2011"
 .\" Please adjust this date whenever revising the manpage.
 .\" Some roff macros, for reference:
@@ -29,9 +29,9 @@ facter \- Collect and display facts about the system
 collects and displays facts about the current system.
 The library behind
-.B facter
+.B Facter
 is easy to expand, making
-.B facter
+.B Facter
 an easy way to collect information about a system from within the
 shell or within Ruby.
@@ -43,20 +43,30 @@ These programs follow the usual GNU command line syntax, with long
 options starting with two dashes (`-').
 A summary of options is included below.
+.B \-\-yaml
+Emit facts in YAML format.
+.B \-\-json
+Emit facts in JSON format.
+.B \-\-puppet
+Load the Puppet libraries, thus allowing Facter to load
+Puppet-specific facts.
 .B \-\-help
 Show summary of options.
 .B \-\-version
 Show version of program.
-.B \-\-puppet
-Load the Puppet libraries, thus allowing Facter to load Puppet-specific facts.
 .B \-\-debug
 Enable debugging.
-.B \-\-yaml
-Emit facts in YAML format.
+.B \-\-trace
+Enable backtraces.
+.B \-\-timing
+Enable timing.
 .BI facter
@@ -67,27 +77,16 @@ Display the
 .I kernel
-.BR puppetd (8),
-.BR puppetmasterd (8),
+.BR puppet (8),
-.URL http://reductivelabs.com/products/facter/ "The facter homepage"
-.URL http://projects.reductivelabs.com/issues/1365 "Reductivelabs issue 1365"
+.URL http://www.puppetlabs.com/puppet/related-projects/facter/ "The facter homepage"
-facter can display a single fact only if that fact is generated by a
-file with the same name as the fact.  The
-.I kernel
-fact resides in the
-.I kernel.rb
-file, and will work, but the facts
-.I lsbdistcodename,
-.I lsbdistid,
-.I lsbdistrelease,
-reside in the
-.I lsb.rb
-file, and will therefore not work as single facts.
 facter was written by Luke Kanies
 This manual page was written by Stig Sandbeck Mathisen <ssm at debian.org>,
 for the Debian project (and may be used by others).
+Facter is Copyright (c) 2011 Puppet Labs, Inc
+Licensed under the Apache 2.0 license

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