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authorManuel Reimer <>2015-01-09 16:30:30 (GMT)
committerManuel Reimer <>2015-01-09 16:30:30 (GMT)
commitb6b32276b6c6c6f1fe2474bee97c5a84d7ca076a (patch)
parenta5d3393415b6755dad1b578d0d95542f5aafb772 (diff)
Improved/updated documentation
2 files changed, 6 insertions, 5 deletions
diff --git a/INSTALL b/INSTALL
index d8147c9..e450d26 100644
@@ -3,8 +3,8 @@ Installation of vdrpbd daemon
vdrpbd is a "self-containing" perl script. In theory no installation
is needed. To simplify the installation process, a simple Makefile has been
-added nonetheless. If you use it, you also get a man page installed, which is
-autogenerated from the POD documentation built into the vdrpbd script.
+added nonetheless. If you use it, you also get man pages installed, which are
+autogenerated from the POD documentation provided with vdrpbd.
To install vdrpbd, type
@@ -15,7 +15,7 @@ To uninstall, you may use
make uninstall
If you just call "make", then anything, the Makefile does, is to generate the
-man page.
+man pages.
The recommended call to package vdrpbd would be:
diff --git a/README b/README
index 584475c..9de84dd 100644
--- a/README
+++ b/README
@@ -1,8 +1,9 @@
VDR ACPI power button handling daemon (vdrpbd)
-vdrpbd is meant to be used as a replacement to the usually used "acpid", for
-VDR based HTPC systems. As it is developed specially for VDR systems.
+vdrpbd is meant to be used on VDR based HTPC systems as a replacement for the
+usually used "acpid". Its primary task is to forward the hardware power button
+on mainboards to VDR so VDR can initiate a clean shutdown process.
- Faster than acpid with all the required external scripts.