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Re: umask --help


From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: umask --help
Date: Wed, 30 Jul 2014 14:48:56 -0400
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On 7/30/14, 2:44 PM, Notes Jonny wrote:
> 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?

You've already requested it as a new feature.  I will evaluate it against
the other requests and implement it if it makes the grade.

Chet

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