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Bug 458730 - emerge --help --verbose prints short help
Summary: emerge --help --verbose prints short help
Alias: None
Product: Portage Development
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Core - Interface (emerge) (show other bugs)
Hardware: All Linux
: Normal minor (vote)
Assignee: Portage team
Keywords: InVCS
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Blocks: 459934
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Reported: 2013-02-22 12:50 UTC by Mikael Magnusson
Modified: 2013-03-02 04:30 UTC (History)
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Description Mikael Magnusson 2013-02-22 12:50:25 UTC
It used to be that you could write emerge --help --verbose to see detailed information about all options, but since a while ago, this just prints the same short help as emerge --help.

Last working version seems to be 2.2.0_alpha59, in alpha60 it started printing the short output.
Comment 1 Zac Medico gentoo-dev 2013-02-22 15:30:19 UTC
Yes, it was removed in order to avoid duplication.

We could make it call `man 1 emerge` automatically.
Comment 2 Mikael Magnusson 2013-02-23 11:28:27 UTC
Ah, in this case, the --help output should probably have this line changed;

   emerge --help [ --verbose ]
Comment 3 Zac Medico gentoo-dev 2013-02-23 19:17:50 UTC
(In reply to comment #2)
> Ah, in this case, the --help output should probably have this line changed;
>    emerge --help [ --verbose ]

Okay, this is fixed in git:;a=commit;h=94fadd2ba5296976657c005ab88be691a4e7af29
Comment 4 Zac Medico gentoo-dev 2013-03-02 04:30:52 UTC
This is fixed in and 2.2.0_alpha164.