Bug 177066 - cdrecord -help should go to stdout
cdrecord -help should go to stdout
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: cdrtools (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Harald Hoyer
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Reported: 2006-01-05 17:04 EST by Ed Avis
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:11 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2006-04-19 07:38:02 EDT
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Description Ed Avis 2006-01-05 17:04:56 EST
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Description of problem:
By the normal convention, 'cdrecord -help' should print its text to stdout not stderr.

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Steps to Reproduce:
% cdrecord -help >out 2>err
% ls -l out err

Actual Results:  cdrecord wrote some text on stderr but none on stdout.

Expected Results:  Should have written to stdout.  See 'grep --help' for precedent.

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