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by Jari Aalto
Sat Jun 30, 2012 12:40 pm
Forum: Bug reports
Topic: 0.6.15 Please shorten error help in case of invalid syntax
Replies: 0
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0.6.15 Please shorten error help in case of invalid syntax

If you make a mistake on command line, program outputs huge amount of information. Usually the mistake is just a typo that is easily correctable. The problem with the long output is that is causes scrolling your terminal and old commands are out of your current view. It would be nice if a simple fri...
by Jari Aalto
Sat Jun 30, 2012 12:32 pm
Forum: Bug reports
Topic: 0.6.15 Please don't send help to stderr after -h
Replies: 0
Views: 16375

0.6.15 Please don't send help to stderr after -h

If user specifically requests help with option -h , this should not be considered an error condition to use strerr for output: fsarchiver -h | less When the output is sent to stderr , you can't pipe the test forward to pager or file without extra effort. This would be more in line with other program...