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Re: (ITS#4994) Clarify -y option in man pages
Pierangelo Masarati <email@example.com> writes:
> firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
>> A Debian user was confused by the -y option and its inclusion of
>> whitespace in the password. The current man page text does explain
>> this, but it doesn't make a point of it, and I think a bit more
>> explanation would be useful. Here's a patch for the ldapcompare.1 man
>> page; if you think this is a good idea, similar changes could be made
>> to all the other command-line utilities that take the -y option.
> I have committed a different clarification that provides a hint to a
> portable manner to generate appropriate password files. Please check
> and improve; afterwards I'll apply it to other command line tools man
Perfect, and a substantial improvement over my patch. Thank you!
Russ Allbery (email@example.com) <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>