Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 456307
whiptail: missing man page and typos in usage message
Last modified: 2016-05-31 21:36:59 EDT
Description of problem:
The usage message of whiptail command contains several typos (listed bellow) and
the manual page is missing completely.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Usage message typos:
--separate-output <fd> (there is no argument for --separate-output option)
force verical scrollbars (typo)
-defaultno (should be --defaultno)
Created attachment 329738 [details]
patch for Makefile.in to install man page
Created attachment 329739 [details]
patch for newt.spec to include man page in RPM
The patches in comment 1 and comment 2 include the man page in the RPM. They do NOT correct the typos in the usage message.
Created attachment 329743 [details]
patch to convert tutorial.sgml to more human-readable PDF and HTML formats
Created attachment 329748 [details]
patch to correct whiptail usage
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