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RE: xfsdump and -v or -V?

To: "'Stephan Austermuehle'" <au@xxxxxxx>
Subject: RE: xfsdump and -v or -V?
From: Murthy Kambhampaty <Murthy.Kambhampaty@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 7 Jun 2002 11:19:32 -0400
Cc: "Linux-Xfs (E-mail)" <linux-xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Sender: owner-linux-xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx
Try "xfsrestore --help | more", which puts the version on the last line. For
some odd reason "xfsrestore --help" puts the version at the top of the help
screen but, "xfsrestore --help | more" puts it on the last line, obviating
the need to "look through the tons of lines generated with --help". Maybe
these SGI programmers are deceptively good at user interface design :), as
well as at engineering this really high-performance filesystem.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Stephan Austermuehle [mailto:au@xxxxxxx]
> Sent: Friday, June 07, 2002 04:30
> To: Mike Burger
> Subject: Re: xfsdump and -v or -V?
> On Fri, Jun 07, 2002 at 04:25:09AM -0400, Mike Burger wrote:
> > "xfsdump --help" or "--xfrestore --help"
> > The first line gives you the version, and then the usage follows.
> Yes, thanks for the hint. Nevertheless I think that a separate version
> flag is better because one doesn't have to look through the tons of
> lines generated with --help. It's very little effort to implement
> this.
> Stephan

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