Tool backup methods

Mike McCarty Mike.McCarty at sbcglobal.net
Tue Jan 26 09:12:21 PST 2010


Bruce Dubbs wrote:
> Andrew Benton wrote:
>> It annoys me that tar doesn't have a proper man page. You can find out 
>> how to use it by running
>> tar --help|less
> 
>> Coreutils contails a perl script called help2man that can convert the 
>> output of <command> --help into a useful man page. I install it into bin
> 
>>   install -m755 ~/coreutils-7.6/man/help2man /usr/bin
> 
>> and then use it to generate a man page for tar

My host system (Fedora) has a man page.

Mike
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