bugfindutils - Bugs: bug #36910, Minor documentation fixes...


bug #36910: Minor documentation fixes regarding ``-iname`` deprecation

Submitted by:  Michael Henry <drmikehenry>
Submitted on:  Sat 21 Jul 2012 01:25:11 PM UTC  
Category:  documentation Severity:  3 - Normal
Item Group:  None Status:  None
Privacy:  Public Assigned to:  None
Originator Name:  Michael Henry Open/Closed:  Open
Release:  None Fixed Release:  None

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Sat 21 Jul 2012 01:25:11 PM UTC, original submission:

The ``-iname`` option is no longer deprecated, but doc/find.texi mentions the deprecation under the ``-warn`` documentation section. Below is a patch against the latest Git repository to correct this, and to update the mention of the POSIX standard in the manpage to match doc/find.texi:

diff --git a/doc/find.texi b/doc/find.texi
index cc02822..2211e90 100644
--- a/doc/find.texi
+++ b/doc/find.texi
@@ -3245,9 +3245,6 @@ above options are triggered by:
Use of the @samp{-d} option which is deprecated; please use
@samp{-depth} instead, since the latter is POSIX-compliant.
-Use of the @samp{-ipath} option which is deprecated; please use
-@samp{-iwholename} instead.
Specifying an option (for example @samp{-mindepth}) after a non-option
(for example @samp{-type} or @samp{-print}) on the command line.
diff --git a/find/find.1 b/find/find.1
index 2ffdd8e..01893e0 100644
--- a/find/find.1
+++ b/find/find.1
@@ -766,7 +766,7 @@ The predicate
.B \-path
is also supported by HP-UX
.B find
-and will be in a forthcoming version of the POSIX standard.
+and is part of the POSIX 2008 standard.

.IP "\-perm \fImode\fR"
File's permission bits are exactly \fImode\fR (octal or symbolic).

Michael Henry <drmikehenry>


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