Bug 1132771 - Fix grammar nits in moz.build documentation
☠☠ backed out by ce21e7a57cf8 ☠ ☠
authorGregory Szorc <gps@mozilla.com>
Sun, 01 Mar 2015 22:15:07 -0800
changeset 231293 3dac1282a10f39d89a7f8ff0c9cb3b52489cf934
parent 231292 002bca9bfb5540bee982b052f97c05a3d6bb6b0c
child 231294 297f6188f37ccac6401e5dea1bbe165b03fedbb0
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Bug 1132771 - Fix grammar nits in moz.build documentation These were left over from a Ms2ger review and weren't seen before landing. DONTBUILD (NPOTB)
--- a/build/docs/files-metadata.rst
+++ b/build/docs/files-metadata.rst
@@ -7,17 +7,17 @@ Files Metadata
 :ref:`mozbuild-files` provide a mechanism for attaching metadata to
 files. Essentially, you define some flags to set on a file or file
 pattern. Later, some tool or process queries for metadata attached to a
 file of interest and it does something intelligent with that data.
 Defining Metadata
-Files metadata is defined by utilizing the
+Files metadata is defined by using the
 :ref:`Files Sub-Context <mozbuild_subcontext_Files>` in ``moz.build``
 files. e.g.::
     with Files('**/Makefile.in'):
         BUG_COMPONENT = ('Core', 'Build Config')
 This working example says, *for all Makefile.in files in all directories
 in this one and underneath it, set the Bugzilla component to
--- a/build/docs/mozbuild-files.rst
+++ b/build/docs/mozbuild-files.rst
@@ -67,20 +67,20 @@ to an empty sandbox are all defined in t
 This module also contains documentation for each symbol, so nothing can
 sneak into the sandbox without being explicitly defined and documented.
 Reading and Traversing moz.build Files
 The process for reading ``moz.build`` files roughly consists of:
-1. Start at the root ``moz.build`` (``<topsrcdir>/moz.build``)
-2. Evaluate the ``moz.build`` file in a new sandbox
+1. Start at the root ``moz.build`` (``<topsrcdir>/moz.build``).
+2. Evaluate the ``moz.build`` file in a new sandbox.
 3. Emit the main *context* and any *sub-contexts* from the executed
-   sandbox
+   sandbox.
 4. Extract a set of ``moz.build`` files to execute next.
 5. For each additional ``moz.build`` file, goto #2 and repeat until all
    referenced files have executed.
 From the perspective of the consumer, the output of reading is a stream
 of :py:class:`mozbuild.frontend.reader.context.Context` instances. Each
 ``Context`` defines a particular aspect of data. Consumers iterate over
 these objects and do something with the data inside. Each object is
@@ -113,25 +113,25 @@ directory, ``foo``, you would add ``DIRS
 file and ``foo/moz.build`` would be evaluated.
 .. _mozbuild_fs_reading_mode:
 Filesystem Reading Mode
 There is an alternative reading mode that doesn't involve the build
-system and doesn't utilize ``DIRS`` variables to control traversal into
+system and doesn't use ``DIRS`` variables to control traversal into
 child directories. This mode is called *filesystem reading mode*.
 In this reading mode, the ``CONFIG`` variable is a dummy, mostly empty
 object. Accessing all but a few special variables will return an empty
 value. This means that nearly all ``if CONFIG['FOO']:`` branches will
 not be taken.
-Instead of utilizing content from within the evaluated ``moz.build``
+Instead of using content from within the evaluated ``moz.build``
 file to drive traversal into subsequent ``moz.build`` files, the set
 of files to evaluate is controlled by the thing doing the reading.
 A single ``moz.build`` file is not guaranteed to be executable in
 isolation. Instead, we must evaluate all *parent* ``moz.build`` files
 first. For example, in order to evaluate ``/foo/moz.build``, one must
 execute ``/moz.build`` and have its state influence the execution of