Fix: Apply patch with new paragraph at end of DESCRIPTION
and a new BUGS section:
On 29 Jul 2005, at 05:22, Gary W. Swearingen wrote:
> Apply patch with new paragraph at end of DESCRIPTION
> and a new BUGS section:
> --- /pr/work/compress..orig.1 Thu Jul 28 21:01:24 2005
> +++ /pr/work/compress.1 Thu Jul 28 21:19:35 2005
> @@ -152,6 +152,16 @@
> coding (as used in the historical command pack), or adaptive Huffman
> coding (as used in the historical command compact), and takes less
> time to compute.
> +.Ar file
> +is a soft or hard link
> +.Nm compress
> +will replace it with a compressed copy of the linked-to file,
> +leaving that file uncompressed.
> +.Ar file
> +is hard linked, it will
> .Sh DIAGNOSTICS
> .Ex -std compress uncompress
This patch looks like it adds half of a sentence?
If file is hard linked, it will
Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm
not sure about the former. -- Einstein (attrib.)
Ceri Davies <email@example.com> writes:
> This patch looks like it adds half of a sentence?
I didn't delete enough and apparently didn't review it with
my "manfile" command as I normally do. Sorry.
--- compress..orig.1 Thu Jul 28 21:01:24 2005
+++ compress.1 Sun Jul 31 08:32:13 2005
@@ -152,6 +152,13 @@
coding (as used in the historical command pack), or adaptive Huffman
coding (as used in the historical command compact), and takes less
time to compute.
+is a soft or hard link
+will replace it with a compressed copy of the linked-to file,
+leaving that file uncompressed.
.Ex -std compress uncompress
@@ -188,3 +195,5 @@
command appeared in
.Bx 4.3 .
+The program does not handle links well and has no link-handling options.
Thanks for the patch. I'll try this out on a few other systems to see
whether this behaviour is "normal" or a bug. If the current behaviour
is consistent with other systems then I'll commit this (otherwise it
becomes documented behaviour that we then can't fix without a
I don't really belong in the FreeBSD project any more, so sorry for
sitting on this for so long.
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