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Re: umask --help


From: Notes Jonny
Subject: Re: umask --help
Date: Wed, 30 Jul 2014 19:44:29 +0100

On 7 Jul 2014 19:47, "Eric Blake" <address@hidden> wrote:
>
> On 07/07/2014 12:34 PM, Chris Down wrote:
> > Hi Jon,
> >
> > As is standard with other buitins, umask is documented at `help umask`:
>
> That said, POSIX allows, and ksh already supports, the use of --help as
> an option to ALL builtins. It might be nice if bash were to take a leaf
> from ksh and add generic support for --help to all builtins, instead of
> requiring users to remember 'help foo' as yet another item in their
> arsenal alongside 'info foo', 'man foo', and 'foo --help'.

Sounds good. How best to progress this, as a bugzilla ticket?

Regards Jonny


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