Bug 814723 - grub2-reboot has no man page
grub2-reboot has no man page
Status: CLOSED WONTFIX
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: grub2 (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Peter Jones
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Reported: 2012-04-20 10:36 EDT by Patrick C. F. Ernzer
Modified: 2012-04-23 09:26 EDT (History)
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Description Patrick C. F. Ernzer 2012-04-20 10:36:00 EDT
Description of problem:
grub2-reboot needs a man page

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
grub2-1.99-13.fc16.2.x86_64

How reproducible:
always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. # man grub2-reboot 
  
Actual results:
No manual entry for grub2-reboot

Expected results:
every userspace tool should have a man page.

Additional info:
there is no info page for grub2-reboot either and I found nothing in the grub2 info page.
Comment 1 Mads Kiilerich 2012-04-23 07:52:24 EDT
Grub is dogmatic GNU project and do not use man pages, so I guess the main problem described here is WONTFIX.

Upstream is aware that their info documentation is out of date. This is thus in the same category as Bug 784547. --help is (mostly?) up to date.

(grub2-reboot do however rely on writing to grubenv from the boot loader. That do not work on all systems, and grub2-reboot is thus not usable as a general mechanism.)
Comment 2 Patrick C. F. Ernzer 2012-04-23 09:26:47 EDT
Mads,

OK, that explains why I could not get it to work. A bit frustrating that a full man page is WONTFIX but I can understand.

Closing bug for now.

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