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

Submitter:  Michael Henry <drmikehenry>
Submitted:  Sat 21 Jul 2012 01:25:11 PM UTC
 
Category:  documentation Severity:  3 - Normal
Item Group:  None Status:  Obsolete
Privacy:  Public Assigned to:  jay
Originator Name:  Michael Henry Open/Closed:  Closed
Release:  None Fixed Release:  None
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Tue 03 Sep 2019 10:18:49 AM UTC, comment #3: 

Thanks; I had forgotten about this issue, but it does indeed look to have been addressed.

Michael Henry <drmikehenry>
Mon 02 Sep 2019 09:56:01 PM UTC, comment #2: 

Sorry for the very delayed response.

James Youngman <jay>
Project Administrator
Mon 02 Sep 2019 09:55:37 PM UTC, comment #1: 

The documentation seems already to include these, or at least similar, fixes.

James Youngman <jay>
Project Administrator
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.
 @item
-Use of the @samp{-ipath} option which is deprecated; please use
-@samp{-iwholename} instead.
-@item
 Specifying an option (for example @samp{-mindepth}) after a non-option
 (for example @samp{-type} or @samp{-print}) on the command line.
 @item
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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    2019-09-02 jay StatusNone Obsolete
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