bugfindutils - Bugs: bug #54859, Typo in xargs arguments


bug #54859: Typo in xargs arguments

Submitted by:  Ahmad ElKomey <ahmad_elkomey>
Submitted on:  Wed 17 Oct 2018 08:35:19 PM UTC  
Category:  documentation Severity:  3 - Normal
Item Group:  None Status:  Fixed
Privacy:  Public Assigned to:  Bernhard Voelker <berny>
Originator Name:  Open/Closed:  Open
Release:  4.5.11 Fixed Release:  None

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Thu 18 Oct 2018 11:24:47 AM UTC, comment #1:

Good spot!
Fixed with the attached patch, pushed at:


Thanks & have a nice day,

Bernhard Voelker <berny>
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Wed 17 Oct 2018 08:35:19 PM UTC, original submission:

I was reading the documentation of find here and came across the following two lines:

find originals -name '*.jpg' | xargs -1 makeallsizes

find originals -name '*.jpg' | xargs -1 -P 2 makeallsizes

I think this -1 (hyphen one) should be -l (hyphen lowercase L). I can't find any explanation of an argument that's -1 (hyphen one); that's why I'm guessing it should be -l (hyphen lowercase L).

Assuming that I'm correct, why do we need the -l here?

Ahmad ElKomey <ahmad_elkomey>


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file #45232:  0001-doc-fix-typo-in-xargs-l-examples-in-texinfo-manual.patch added by berny (2KiB - text/x-patch - [PATCH] doc: fix typo in 'xargs -l' examples in texinfo manual)


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