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gnu: Synchronize GNU package descriptions with upstream.

These are mostly two-space-after-end-of-sentence-period changes
resulting from commit 3a09e1d2.
gn-latest-20200428
Ludovic Courtès 7 years ago
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14 changed files with 31 additions and 30 deletions
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      gnu/packages/admin.scm
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      gnu/packages/cpio.scm
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      gnu/packages/databases.scm
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      gnu/packages/ed.scm
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      gnu/packages/games.scm
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      gnu/packages/gawk.scm
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      gnu/packages/gnuzilla.scm
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      gnu/packages/gperf.scm
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      gnu/packages/grub.scm
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      gnu/packages/maths.scm
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      gnu/packages/package-management.scm
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      gnu/packages/pth.scm
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      gnu/packages/rush.scm

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@ -997,10 +997,10 @@ recover lost partitions and/or make non-booting disks bootable again.")
(synopsis "Daemon to monitor directories for events such as file removal")
(description
"A daemon that monitors directories for events, such as creating,
deleting or modifying files. It can monitor different sets of directories for
deleting or modifying files. It can monitor different sets of directories for
different events. When an event is detected, direvent calls a specified
external program with information about the event, such as the location
within the file system where it occurred. Thus, \"direvent\" provides an easy
way to react immediately if given files undergo changes, for example, to
within the file system where it occurred. Thus, \"direvent\" provides an
easy way to react immediately if given files undergo changes, for example, to
track changes in important system configuration files.")
(license gpl3+)))

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@ -351,10 +351,11 @@ change. GNU make offers many powerful extensions over the standard utility.")
(synopsis "Binary utilities: bfd gas gprof ld")
(description
"GNU Binutils is a collection of tools for working with binary files.
Perhaps the most notable are \"ld\", a linker, and \"as\", an assembler. Other
tools include programs to display binary profiling information, list the
strings in a binary file, and utilities for working with archives. The \"bfd\"
library for working with executable and object formats is also included.")
Perhaps the most notable are \"ld\", a linker, and \"as\", an assembler.
Other tools include programs to display binary profiling information, list
the strings in a binary file, and utilities for working with archives. The
\"bfd\" library for working with executable and object formats is also
included.")
(license gpl3+)
(home-page "http://www.gnu.org/software/binutils/")))


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@ -39,9 +39,9 @@
(home-page "https://www.gnu.org/software/cpio/")
(synopsis "Manage cpio and tar file archives")
(description
"GNU cpio copies files into or out of cpio or tar archives. Indeed,
"GNU cpio copies files into or out of cpio or tar archives. Indeed,
many formats are supported, including legacy formats. The format is
determined automatically by the program and is handled appropriately.
determined automatically by the program and is handled appropriately.
Furthermore, the location of the archive is not important. It can be another
file on the drive, a tape, or data on a pipe.")
(license gpl3+)))

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@ -204,8 +204,8 @@ pictures, sounds, or video.")
"GNU Recutils is a set of tools and libraries for creating and
manipulating text-based, human-editable databases. Despite being text-based,
databases created with Recutils carry all of the expected features such as
unique fields, primary keys, time stamps and more. Many different field types
are supported, as is encryption.")
unique fields, primary keys, time stamps and more. Many different field
types are supported, as is encryption.")
(license gpl3+)
(home-page "http://www.gnu.org/software/recutils/")))


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@ -50,6 +50,6 @@
"Ed is a line-oriented text editor: rather than offering an overview of
a document, ed performs editing one line at a time. It can be executed both
interactively and via shell scripts. Its method of command input allows
complex tasks to be performed in an automated way. GNU ed offers several
complex tasks to be performed in an automated way. GNU ed offers several
extensions over the standard utility.")
(license gpl3+)))

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@ -100,7 +100,7 @@ representation of the playing board.")
"GNUbik is a puzzle game in which you must manipulate a cube to make
each of its faces have a uniform color. The game is customizable, allowing
you to set the size of the cube (the default is 3x3) or to change the colors.
You may even apply photos to the faces instead of colors. The game is
You may even apply photos to the faces instead of colors. The game is
scriptable with Guile.")
(license gpl3+)))


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@ -79,6 +79,6 @@
(description
"Gawk is the GNU implementation of Awk, a specialized programming
language for the easy manipulation of formatted text, such as tables of data.
Gawk features many extensions beyond the traditional implementation,
Gawk features many extensions beyond the traditional implementation,
including network access, sorting, and large libraries.")
(license gpl3+)))

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- 1
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@ -137,6 +137,6 @@
(synopsis "Entirely free browser derived from Mozilla Firefox")
(description
"IceCat is the GNU version of the Firefox browser. It is entirely free
software, which does not recommend non-free plugins and addons. It also
software, which does not recommend non-free plugins and addons. It also
features built-in privacy-protecting features.")
(license license:mpl2.0))) ; and others, see toolkit/content/license.html

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@ -39,8 +39,8 @@
(home-page "http://www.gnu.org/software/gperf/")
(synopsis "Perfect hash function generator")
(description
"gperf is a perfect hash function generator. For a given list of strings,
it produces a hash function and hash table in C or C++ code. That the hash
function is perfect means that no collisions can exist and that look-ups can be
made by single string comparisons.")
"gperf is a perfect hash function generator. For a given list of
strings, it produces a hash function and hash table in C or C++ code. That
the hash function is perfect means that no collisions can exist and that
look-ups can be made by single string comparisons.")
(license gpl3+)))

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@ -101,7 +101,7 @@
(description
"GRUB is a multiboot bootloader. It is used for initially loading the
kernel of an operating system and then transferring control to it. The kernel
then goes on to load the rest of the operating system. As a multiboot
then goes on to load the rest of the operating system. As a multiboot
bootloader, GRUB handles the presence of multiple operating systems installed
on the same computer; upon booting the computer, the user is presented with a
menu to select one of the installed operating systems.")


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@ -179,11 +179,11 @@ LP/MIP solver is included in the package.")
(synopsis "Statistical analysis")
(description
"GNU PSPP is a statistical analysis program. It can perform
descriptive statistics, T-tests, linear regression and non-parametric tests.
It features both a graphical interface as well as command-line input. PSPP is
designed to interoperate with Gnumeric, LibreOffice and OpenOffice. Data can
be imported from spreadsheets, text files and database sources and it can be
output in text, PostScript, PDF or HTML.")
descriptive statistics, T-tests, linear regression and non-parametric tests.
It features both a graphical interface as well as command-line input. PSPP
is designed to interoperate with Gnumeric, LibreOffice and OpenOffice. Data
can be imported from spreadsheets, text files and database sources and it can
be output in text, PostScript, PDF or HTML.")
(license license:gpl3+)))
(define-public lapack


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@ -103,10 +103,10 @@
(synopsis "Functional package manager for installed software packages and versions")
(description
"GNU Guix is a functional package manager for the GNU system, and is
also a distribution thereof. It includes a virtual machine image. Besides
also a distribution thereof. It includes a virtual machine image. Besides
the usual package management features, it also supports transactional
upgrades and roll-backs, per-user profiles, and much more. It is based on the
Nix package manager.")
upgrades and roll-backs, per-user profiles, and much more. It is based on
the Nix package manager.")
(license gpl3+)))
(define-public guix guix-0.7)


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@ -48,7 +48,7 @@
(description
"GNU Pth is a portable library providing non-preemptive, priority-based
scheduling for multiple execution threads. Each thread has its own
program-counter, run-time stack, signal mask and errno variable. Threads are
program-counter, run-time stack, signal mask and errno variable. Threads are
scheduled in a cooperative way, rather than in the standard preemptive way,
such that they are managed according to priority and events. However, Pth
also features emulation of POSIX.1c threads (\"pthreads\") for backwards


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@ -42,7 +42,7 @@
(synopsis "Restricted user (login) shell")
(description
"GNU Rush is a restricted user shell, for systems on which users are to
be provided with only limited functionality or resources. Administrators set
be provided with only limited functionality or resources. Administrators set
user rights via a configuration file which can be used to limit, for example,
the commands that can be executed, CPU time, or virtual memory usage.")
(license gpl3+)))

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