Bug 813739 - nping: man: typo: --md instead of --mf
nping: man: typo: --md instead of --mf
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7
Classification: Red Hat
Component: nmap (Show other bugs)
Unspecified Unspecified
low Severity low
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Assigned To: Michal Hlavinka
Eduard Benes
: ManPageChange, Patch
Depends On: 813734
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Reported: 2012-04-18 06:48 EDT by Patrik Kis
Modified: 2014-06-13 06:19 EDT (History)
2 users (show)

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Fixed In Version: nmap-6.25-3.el7
Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Clone Of: 813734
Last Closed: 2014-06-13 06:19:38 EDT
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Description Patrik Kis 2012-04-18 06:48:51 EDT
+++ This bug was initially created as a clone of Bug #813734 +++

Created attachment 578311 [details]
patch oh nping man page

Description of problem:
The man page of nping described --md option as "More Fragments" instead of --mf.

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

How reproducible:

--- nping.1	2012-04-18 12:30:36.823507000 +0200
+++ nping.1.fixed	2012-04-18 12:31:17.085444000 +0200
@@ -1098,7 +1098,7 @@
 Sets the Don\'t Fragment bit in sent packets\&. When an IP datagram has its DF flag set, intermediate devices are not allowed to fragment it so if it needs to travel across a network with a MTU smaller that datagram length the datagram will have to be dropped\&. Normally an ICMP Destination Unreachable message is generated and sent back to the sender\&.
-\fB\-\-md\fR (More Fragments) .\" --mf (Nping option)
+\fB\-\-mf\fR (More Fragments) .\" --mf (Nping option)
 .RS 4
 Sets the More Fragments bit in sent packets\&. The MF flag is set to indicate the receiver that the current datagram is a fragment of some larger datagram\&. When set to zero it indicates that the current datagram is either the last fragment in the set or that it is the only fragment\&.
Comment 1 Lukas "krteknet" Novy 2013-05-23 11:43:22 EDT
Current package version in rhel7 is 


which fails verification:

# man nping | grep mf
             --mf                             : Set More Fragments flag.
# man nping | grep md
       --md (More Fragments) .
Comment 2 Lukas "krteknet" Novy 2013-05-24 13:30:27 EDT
verified for  nmap-6.25-3.el7

# man nping | grep mf
             --mf                             : Set More Fragments flag.
       --mf (More Fragments) .
# man nping | grep md
Comment 4 Ludek Smid 2014-06-13 06:19:38 EDT
This request was resolved in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.0.

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