Bug 483005 - man page for pamditherbw talks about unsupported option
man page for pamditherbw talks about unsupported option
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: netpbm (Show other bugs)
All Linux
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Assigned To: Jindrich Novy
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2009-01-29 04:47 EST by Milos Malik
Modified: 2013-07-02 19:34 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2009-04-14 03:05:38 EDT
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Description Milos Malik 2009-01-29 04:47:47 EST
Description of problem:
One of the command line options described in the man page is not recognized.

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How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
$ man pamditherbw | col -b | grep -A 3 SYNOPSIS

       [-floyd	|  -fs	| -atkinson | -threshold | -hilbert | -dither8 | -d8 |
$ pamditherbw -atkinson
unrecognized option `-atkinson'
$ pamditherbw --atkinson
unrecognized option `--atkinson'

Actual results:
1 unsupported option

Expected results:
corrected man page or pamditherbw recognizes -atkinson

Additional info:
Comment 1 Jindrich Novy 2009-04-14 03:05:38 EDT
Please have a look into the HISTORY section of the man page:

-atkinson was new in Netpbm 10.38 (March 2007).

We use the stable netpbm branch (10.35) to which the option is not yet backported.

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