Bug 644401 - virsh help pool-create-as does not give complete information on how to use the command
virsh help pool-create-as does not give complete information on how to use th...
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: libvirt (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Daniel Veillard
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2010-10-19 11:40 EDT by Thomas Schweikle
Modified: 2011-06-10 14:01 EDT (History)
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Description Thomas Schweikle 2010-10-19 11:40:49 EDT
Description of problem:
"virsh help pool-create-as" does print a small help about how to use the command, but misses information about what is allowed for "type":
root@kvm-test:~# virsh help pool-create-as
    pool-create-as - create a pool from a set of args

    pool-create-as <name> [--print-xml] <type> [<source-host>] [<source-path>] [<source-dev>] [<source-name>] [<target>] [--source-format <string>]

    Erzeuge einen Pool.

    [--name] <string>  Name des Pools
    --print-xml      print XML document, but don't define/create
    [--type] <string>  Typ des Pools
    [--source-host] <string>  source-host for underlying storage
    [--source-path] <string>  source path for underlying storage
    [--source-dev] <string>  source device for underlying storage
    [--source-name] <string>  source name for underlying storage
    [--target] <string>  target for underlying storage
    --source-format <string>  format for underlying storage

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Steps to Reproduce:
1. Install libvirt
2. virsh help pool-create-as
3. try to figure out what is allowed for "type"
Actual results:
You are lost in space for what "type" is, but it is a necessary option.

Expected results:
Have the information for allowed "type" displayed:
[--type] <string>  Typ of pool one of xxx|yyy|zzz

Additional info:
There are some other bugs related to documentation of virsh ...
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Comment 2 Cole Robinson 2011-06-10 14:01:36 EDT
This help docs have been improved in F15 IIRC, so closing as CURRENTRELEASE

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