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Bug 123952 - RFE: Provide meaningful manpages
RFE: Provide meaningful manpages
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: iproute (Show other bugs)
All Linux
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Assigned To: Phil Knirsch
Brock Organ
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: 124525 (view as bug list)
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Reported: 2004-05-21 18:24 EDT by Enrico Scholz
Modified: 2015-03-04 20:13 EST (History)
3 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2004-05-26 09:29:18 EDT
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Description Enrico Scholz 2004-05-21 18:24:00 EDT
Description of problem:

The shipped manpages for ip(8)/tc(8) are very poor and not very
useful. There are existing alternative ones; a sample is available at


It is originated at Debian's 'iproute' package so there should be no
legal issues. The complete manpage and this of tc can be extracted from


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Comment 1 Phil Knirsch 2004-05-26 09:29:18 EDT
Great, will include in next iproute build.

Read ya, Phil
Comment 2 Pekka Pietikäinen 2004-05-27 04:19:07 EDT
Ah, was just going to file the same bug.

Btw. the master site for these is http://www.lartc.org/manpages/,
quickly checking the debian patch it seems to have the latest ones
so probably no need to change anything but might be useful to note
this in the specfile.

Comment 3 Yusuf Goolamabbas 2004-05-27 04:38:29 EDT
*** Bug 124525 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***

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