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Re: Patch to clarify readlink(1) man page

From: Eric Blake
Subject: Re: Patch to clarify readlink(1) man page
Date: Mon, 6 May 2019 13:49:04 -0500
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On 5/6/19 9:38 AM, Bruce Jerrick wrote:
> The --canonicalize options in the readlink(1) man page would be much
> easier to keep straight if they
> were in least-to-most restrictive order, rather than alphabetic order.
> Here is a diff that changes it (to be applied to the uncompressed
> /usr/share/man/man1/readlink.1.gz);

readlink.1 is generated from 'readlink --help' output; the ultimate
patch would have to be applied to src/readlink.c.  Would you like to
respin it against the latest coreutils.git and on the correct file, to
make it easier to test your proposed patch?

Eric Blake, Principal Software Engineer
Red Hat, Inc.           +1-919-301-3226
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