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shopt help possibly wrong

From: Hugo Gabriel Eyherabide
Subject: shopt help possibly wrong
Date: Fri, 27 Jul 2018 14:00:02 +0300

Configuration Information [Automatically generated, do not change]:
Machine: x86_64
OS: linux-gnu
Compiler: gcc
Compilation CFLAGS:  -DPROGRAM='bash' -DCONF_HOSTTYPE='x86_64'
-DCONF_OSTYPE='linux-gnu' -DCONF_MACHTYPE='x86_64-pc-linux-gnu'
-DCONF_VENDOR='pc' -DLOCALEDIR='/usr/share/locale' -DPACKAGE='bas$
uname output: Linux hugo-agile 4.13.0-43-generic #48~16.04.1-Ubuntu SMP Thu
May 17 12:56:46 UTC 2018 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux
Machine Type: x86_64-pc-linux-gnu

Bash Version: 4.3
Patch Level: 48
Release Status: release

        After reading the documentation in "help shopt" I attempted to set
flags, for example, noclobber, by using "shopt -s noclobber", but got an
error message. I've found that I can do that by using "shopt -s -o
-noclobber" but that the help provided me no indication that the additional
"-o" was actually necessary.

        Using "shopt -s noclobber" (or any optname) instead of "shopt -s -o

        I would suggest to change the help of shopt so that it says [-o
[optname ...] ] instead of [-o] [optname ...], and change the help where

Thank you very much.
Yours faithfully.

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