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man: reword Persistent= description
authorZbigniew Jędrzejewski-Szmek <zbyszek@in.waw.pl>
Tue, 8 Apr 2014 00:58:37 +0000 (20:58 -0400)
committerZbigniew Jędrzejewski-Szmek <zbyszek@in.waw.pl>
Tue, 8 Apr 2014 01:02:47 +0000 (21:02 -0400)
I think it is easier to grok this way.

man/systemd.timer.xml

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                                 <term><varname>Persistent=</varname></term>
 
                                 <listitem><para>Takes a boolean
-                                argument. If true the service unit is
-                                immediately triggered when the timer
-                                unit is activated and the timer
-                                elapsed at least once since the last
-                                time the service unit has been
-                                triggered by the timer unit. The time
-                                when the service unit was last
-                                triggered is stored on disk. This is
-                                useful to catch up for missed timers
-                                when a machine is shutdown temporarily
-                                and then is powered up again. Note
-                                that this setting only has an effect
-                                on timers configured with
-                                <varname>OnCalendar=</varname>.
+                                argument. If true, the time when the
+                                service unit was last triggered is
+                                stored on disk. When the timer is
+                                activated, the service unit is
+                                triggered immediately if it would have
+                                been triggered at least once during
+                                the time when the timer was inactive.
+                                This is useful to catch up on missed
+                                runs of the service when the machine
+                                was off. Note that this setting only
+                                has an effect on timers configured
+                                with <varname>OnCalendar=</varname>.
                                 </para></listitem>
                         </varlistentry>