Bug 868218 - semanage man page and help are inconsistent (role/roles)
semanage man page and help are inconsistent (role/roles)
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
Classification: Red Hat
Component: policycoreutils (Show other bugs)
All Linux
low Severity low
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Assigned To: Miroslav Grepl
Michal Trunecka
: ManPageChange
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Reported: 2012-10-19 05:54 EDT by Michal Trunecka
Modified: 2014-09-30 19:33 EDT (History)
4 users (show)

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Fixed In Version: policycoreutils-2.0.83-19.34.el6
Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2013-11-21 06:06:30 EST
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Description Michal Trunecka 2012-10-19 05:54:47 EDT
Man page contains:
       -R, --role
              SELinux Roles.  You must enclose multiple roles  within  quotes,
              separate by spaces. Or specify -R multiple times.

Help contains:
	-R, --roles      SELinux Roles (ex: "sysadm_r staff_r")

As the program searches for the prefix in options, this is not a bug, only documentation issue.

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

Steps to Reproduce: 
Compare   semanage -h    and    man semanage

Actual results: 
-R --rule(s) inconsistent

Expected results:
consistent option
Comment 2 Miroslav Grepl 2012-11-16 04:02:40 EST
Yes, you can see the same for more options. Basically "man page" contains more detailed info.
Comment 3 Michal Trunecka 2013-08-20 05:06:46 EDT
This issue is not about the text, but about the long option. Once it is --role and once --roles (with 's').
Comment 4 RHEL Product and Program Management 2013-09-05 06:40:51 EDT
This request was evaluated by Red Hat Product Management for
inclusion in a Red Hat Enterprise Linux release.  Product
Management has requested further review of this request by
Red Hat Engineering, for potential inclusion in a Red Hat
Enterprise Linux release for currently deployed products.
This request is not yet committed for inclusion in a release.
Comment 7 errata-xmlrpc 2013-11-21 06:06:30 EST
Since the problem described in this bug report should be
resolved in a recent advisory, it has been closed with a
resolution of ERRATA.

For information on the advisory, and where to find the updated
files, follow the link below.

If the solution does not work for you, open a new bug report.


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