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Bug 81170 - rpm man page incomplete
Summary: rpm man page incomplete
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: rpm
Version: 7.3
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Paul Nasrat
QA Contact: Mike McLean
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2003-01-06 13:08 UTC by Thomas Ribbrock
Modified: 2007-04-18 16:49 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2005-09-29 18:48:22 UTC

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Description Thomas Ribbrock 2003-01-06 13:08:29 UTC
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Description of problem:
rpm supports several command line options that are mentioned in 'rpm --help',
but not in the man page of rpm.



My guess is that none of the "popt/alias" options are documented.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Run 'man rpm'
2. Search e.g. for --redhatprovides
3. Option is not documented

Expected Results:  All commandline should be documented in the man page.
Alternatively, the man page should contain pointers to where the missing
information can be found.

Additional info:

Comment 1 Paul Nasrat 2005-09-29 18:48:22 UTC
As popt aliases are external there is no good way to provide man page
documentation for them. popt plugs into rpm --help however.

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