Bug 57507 - man page deficiencies for dos2unix
man page deficiencies for dos2unix
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: dos2unix (Show other bugs)
alpha Linux
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Assigned To: Mike A. Harris
Aaron Brown
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Blocks: FC3Target
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Reported: 2001-12-14 12:29 EST by Tom Tromey
Modified: 2014-08-11 01:46 EDT (History)
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Fixed In Version: 3.1-20
Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2004-10-06 16:07:52 EDT
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Diff to update dos2unix.1 manpage (4.27 KB, patch)
2004-09-28 05:22 EDT, Bill Anderson
no flags Details | Diff

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Description Tom Tromey 2001-12-14 12:29:04 EST
Description of Problem:

The dos2unix man page examples are confusing.
For instance, one piece of text mentions "c.txt", but that file
isn't used in the following example.

Also, the man page doesn't list the valid arguments to the `-c' option.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

dos2unix 3.1 (Thu Nov 19 1998)

How Reproducible:

man dos2unix

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Comment 1 Bill Anderson 2004-09-28 05:22:32 EDT
Created attachment 104421 [details]
Diff to update dos2unix.1 manpage

I edited the manpage using manedit. Love that tool!
Comment 2 Mike A. Harris 2004-10-06 16:07:52 EDT
Thanks for the patch Bill.  I've added this to dos2unix 3.1-20,
which will be in rawhide soon.
Comment 3 Tim Powers 2005-05-19 20:35:30 EDT
An advisory has been issued which should help the problem
described in this bug report. This report is therefore being
closed with a resolution of ERRATA. For more information
on the solution and/or where to find the updated files,
please follow the link below. You may reopen this bug report
if the solution does not work for you.


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