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authorDan Fandrich <>2011-07-08 03:47:49 (GMT)
committerDenys Vlasenko <>2011-07-08 03:47:49 (GMT)
commitb5de0c12d6f1803ed6d161c9a56aab99412d3b97 (patch)
parent4dc35fb5b6b574552a432622274941a6e4c67476 (diff)
typo fixes
Signed-off-by: Dan Fandrich <> Signed-off-by: Denys Vlasenko <>
6 files changed, 7 insertions, 7 deletions
diff --git a/INSTALL b/INSTALL
index ec2b028..670a924 100644
@@ -97,7 +97,7 @@ first argument to determine which applet to behave as, for example
"./busybox cat LICENSE". (Running the busybox applet with no arguments gives
a list of all enabled applets.) The standalone shell can also call busybox
applets without links to busybox under other names in the filesystem. You can
-also configure a standaone install capability into the busybox base applet,
+also configure a standalone install capability into the busybox base applet,
and then install such links at runtime with one of "busybox --install" (for
hardlinks) or "busybox --install -s" (for symlinks).
diff --git a/README b/README
index a3a725a..b940e35 100644
--- a/README
+++ b/README
@@ -44,7 +44,7 @@ Using busybox:
run (I.E. "./busybox ls -l /proc").
The "standalone shell" mode is an easy way to try out busybox; this is a
- command shell that calls the builtin applets without needing them to be
+ command shell that calls the built-in applets without needing them to be
installed in the path. (Note that this requires /proc to be mounted, if
testing from a boot floppy or in a chroot environment.)
@@ -169,7 +169,7 @@ Portability:
MacOS X, Solaris, Cygwin, or the BSD Fork Du Jour). This generally involves
a different kernel and a different C library at the same time. While it
should be possible to port the majority of the code to work in one of
- these environments, don't be suprised if it doesn't work out of the box. If
+ these environments, don't be surprised if it doesn't work out of the box. If
you're into that sort of thing, start small (selecting just a few applets)
and work your way up.
diff --git a/docs/unicode.txt b/docs/unicode.txt
index 32df24d..9c159ce 100644
--- a/docs/unicode.txt
+++ b/docs/unicode.txt
@@ -29,7 +29,7 @@ But we also need to handle the following problematic moments:
Editors (vi, ed)
This case is a bit similar to "shell input", but unlike shell,
-editors may encounder many more unexpected unicode sequences
+editors may encounter many more unexpected unicode sequences
(try to load a random binary file...), and they need to preserve
them, unlike shell which can afford to drop bogus input.
diff --git a/miscutils/nandwrite.c b/miscutils/nandwrite.c
index 768aed1..562a342 100644
--- a/miscutils/nandwrite.c
+++ b/miscutils/nandwrite.c
@@ -38,7 +38,7 @@
//usage:#define nanddump_trivial_usage
//usage: "[-o] [-b] [-s ADDR] [-f FILE] MTD_DEVICE"
//usage:#define nanddump_full_usage "\n\n"
-//usage: "Dump the sepcified MTD device\n"
+//usage: "Dump the specified MTD device\n"
//usage: "\n -o Omit oob data"
//usage: "\n -b Omit bad block from the dump"
//usage: "\n -s ADDR Start address"
diff --git a/networking/dnsd.c b/networking/dnsd.c
index d80306d..fe98400 100644
--- a/networking/dnsd.c
+++ b/networking/dnsd.c
@@ -30,7 +30,7 @@
//usage: "\n -s Send successful replies only. Use this if you want"
//usage: "\n to use /etc/resolv.conf with two nameserver lines:"
//usage: "\n nameserver DNSD_SERVER"
-//usage: "\n nameserver NORNAL_DNS_SERVER"
+//usage: "\n nameserver NORMAL_DNS_SERVER"
#include "libbb.h"
#include <syslog.h>
diff --git a/util-linux/lspci.c b/util-linux/lspci.c
index f59aec8..5184858 100644
--- a/util-linux/lspci.c
+++ b/util-linux/lspci.c
@@ -12,7 +12,7 @@
//usage:#define lspci_full_usage "\n\n"
//usage: "List all PCI devices"
//usage: "\n"
-//usage: "\n -m Parseable output"
+//usage: "\n -m Parsable output"
//usage: "\n -k Show driver"
#include "libbb.h"