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Bug 604045 - Report command line options badly documented
Report command line options badly documented
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
Classification: Red Hat
Component: report (Show other bugs)
All Linux
low Severity medium
: rc
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Assigned To: Gavin Romig-Koch
David Kutálek
: Documentation
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Reported: 2010-06-15 05:24 EDT by David Kutálek
Modified: 2010-11-10 16:29 EST (History)
1 user (show)

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Fixed In Version: report-0.16-1
Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2010-11-10 16:29:34 EST
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Description David Kutálek 2010-06-15 05:24:32 EDT
Description of problem:

There are these flaws in 'report' command documentation:
1) in online help (report --help):
   a) --username=USERNAME  File to attach to ticket
      This option explanation seems to me wrong or at least confusing
   b) there is no explanation what 'args' can/should be (a file to report?)
2) in manual (man report):
   a) all options mentioned are without '--' prefix
   b) there is no explanation what '[args]' can/should be (a file to report?)
   c) these options are not documented in manual: -v, --verbose, -h, --help, --gtk

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How reproducible:


Steps to Reproduce:
1. man report
2. report --help
Actual results:

As described above.

Expected results:

All options clearly documented in both manual and online help.
Arguments described.

Additional info:
Comment 1 RHEL Product and Program Management 2010-06-15 05:33:11 EDT
This request was evaluated by Red Hat Product Management for inclusion in a Red
Hat Enterprise Linux major release.  Product Management has requested further
review of this request by Red Hat Engineering, for potential inclusion in a Red
Hat Enterprise Linux Major release.  This request is not yet committed for
Comment 2 Gavin Romig-Koch 2010-06-18 10:14:43 EDT
pushed to fedora hosted src repo.
Comment 5 releng-rhel@redhat.com 2010-11-10 16:29:34 EST
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.0 is now available and should resolve
the problem described in this bug report. This report is therefore being closed
with a resolution of CURRENTRELEASE. You may reopen this bug report if the
solution does not work for you.

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