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Re: Is the description of set -- missing in man bash or at least difficu
Re: Is the description of set -- missing in man bash or at least difficult to find?
Thu, 22 Dec 2011 22:43:17 +0100
Bob Proulx wrote:
> +1 vote on getting the parameters listed with a leading dollar sign.
> The individual single character is difficult to search for but the
> combination of "$@" and so forth for the others is a useful search
> string. I have often wanted the manual to include the "$@"
> combination instead of just the "@" name.
I haven't become familiar with the info format until now.
As acceptable workaround even for long manuals I usually
search for the keyword as first word in a line (where it
likely introduces the paragraph describing it).
In this case it works as well:
Quite interesting dilemma, that while you are (well, at least me)
thinking of $VAR, it's usually about VAR outside of nerd writing :)
Re: Is the description of set -- missing in man bash or at least difficult to find?, Chris Jones, 2011/12/22
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