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Re: (ITS#6107) Manual pages do not mention -e option
> Full_Name: Rein Tollevik
> Version: 2.4.16
> OS: Irrelevant
> Submission from: (NULL) (22.214.171.124)
> Submitted by: rein
> The manual pages for (at least) ldapmodify, ldapmodrdn and ldapdelete do not
> mention the "-e control" option, nor is the private "-E" documented for
> A lot of the options accepted by the ldap* tools are common to them all. Should
> they be documented in a separate man page referred to by the tools manuals, or
> at least included from a common source?
I favor documenting everything in each man page, to limit the amount of
redirection (when reading man pages, one wants to quickly find an answer
to a specific problem, not learn everything about LDAP :).
Documentation should be concise enough to minimally impact the amount
one needs to read to learn how to *use* those controls. To learn about
the purpose and the details of those controls, references should be
used. My 2c.