Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 250207
The description about option '--dump' in manpage is wrong
Last modified: 2010-10-22 13:01:54 EDT
Description of problem:
The description about option '--dump' in manpage is wrong.
"This option must be used with at least one of -l, -c, -d." exists in manpage,
but in fact, this option can be used singly.
The usage of this option is same with option '--state', they can be used with
one of -l, -c, -d, and also can be used singly.
If be used singly, they implies -l.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
"This option must be used with at least one of -l, -c, -d." be outputted.
This description should be deleted from manpage, not be outputted when man rpm.
Created attachment 160284 [details]
the patch for rpm manpage
The RPM rebase in 5.3 / Fedora 9 includes a fix for this issue.
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