Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 86103
tar man page out of sync with tar --help
Last modified: 2007-04-18 12:52:00 EDT
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Description of problem:
# tar --help
says that --bzip2 is a valid option
# man tar
says that --bzip (note lack of '2') is a valid option
In actuality, both options work correctly.
The man page and the help message should be reconciled for consistency.
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Steps to Reproduce:
1. # tar --help
2. # man tar
I'm sorry. Even though u are right i won't fix it.
Both variants work correctly. It's just detail, which does not stand
Try report to upstream.