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bug#14617: od - Please add -h option

From: Pádraig Brady
Subject: bug#14617: od - Please add -h option
Date: Fri, 14 Jun 2013 09:48:06 +0100
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tag 14617 notabug
close 14617

On 06/14/2013 09:02 AM, Jari Aalto wrote:
> Package: coreutils
> Version: 8.20-3
> Severity: wishlist
> An example:
>    $ od -h
>    ... hangs
> Please add options -h, --help like in other GNU tools to display brief
> synopsis and program description.

od accepts the undocumented/obsolescent -h option as an alias for -x
so as to be compatible with older/BSD scripts.

od accepts --help and --h like other coreutils to display help.


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