[Gluster-users] man pages - incomplete

lejeczek peljasz at yahoo.co.uk
Wed Sep 13 08:07:06 UTC 2017

On 12/09/17 12:59, Niels de Vos wrote:
> On Tue, Sep 12, 2017 at 10:01:14AM +0100, lejeczek wrote:
>> @devel
>> hi, I wonder who takes care of man pages when it comes to rpms?
>> I'd like to file a bugzilla report and would like to make sure it's packages
>> mainainer(s) are responsible for incomplete man pages.
>> Often man pages are neglected by authors, too often, and man is, should
>> always be "the place", we users/admins should not have to sroogle for info
>> almost every time.
> Please file a bug against the "doc" component in Bugzilla:
>    https://bugzilla.redhat.com/enter_bug.cgi?product=GlusterFS&component=doc
> It helps a lot if you explain in detail what is missing or incorrect,
> and what you expect to read instead.

Suffice to do quick comparison(@10.5.x) of gluster help vs 
man gluster, which reveals that subcommands like: reset, 
sync, clear-locks and maybe more are missing in man pages.
This stuff must be there it's vital, man pages must always 
be complete, then an admin/user life gets so much better.
thanks, L.

> The man-pages themselves are under the doc/ directory in the GlusterFS
> sources, the *.8 files:
>    https://github.com/gluster/glusterfs/tree/master/doc
> If you want to send patches to address the changes you like to see,
> please follow the "Simplified development workflow":
>    http://gluster.readthedocs.io/en/latest/Developer-guide/Simplified-Development-Workflow/
> In case you run into difficulties with sending patches, don't hesitate
> to email gluster-devel at gluster.org or ask in #gluster-devel on Freenode
> IRC.
> Thanks,
> Niels


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