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Re: chmod, chown, chgrp all missing -h option (--help)

From: aprz36
Subject: Re: chmod, chown, chgrp all missing -h option (--help)
Date: Tue, 17 Dec 2002 11:36:13 +0000
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Hi Bob,
thanks for the reply.

Could chmod have -h addded please?



Bob Proulx wrote:
aprz36 <address@hidden> [2002-12-17 03:38:03 +0000]:

Are you aware that chmod, chown, chgrp are all missing -h option  (--help)?

Actually chown and chgrp do have the -h option.  But it does not do
help but other things.

For all unused options the user is directed to --help.  Therefore the
user should not be left wondering how to find the online option
listing.  Generally the standard for the GNU utilities is to use
the --help long option for the purpose of getting help.

Thanks for the suggestion, however.


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