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authorGravatar Denis Vlasenko <vda.linux@googlemail.com>2007-10-11 10:07:24 +0000
committerGravatar Denis Vlasenko <vda.linux@googlemail.com>2007-10-11 10:07:24 +0000
commitf9566d8c29a820e94f194a9ac303c912899e6c8a (patch)
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parent15cb4a42724e480734157a55921ba435ed1413fc (diff)
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trim too verbose help texts
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-rw-r--r--include/usage.h73
1 files changed, 36 insertions, 37 deletions
diff --git a/include/usage.h b/include/usage.h
index 7d316c737..b53820d7b 100644
--- a/include/usage.h
+++ b/include/usage.h
@@ -670,9 +670,9 @@
#define dmesg_full_usage \
"Print or control the kernel ring buffer" \
"\n\nOptions:\n" \
- " -c Clears the ring buffer's contents after printing\n" \
- " -n LEVEL Sets console logging level\n" \
- " -s SIZE Use a buffer of size SIZE"
+ " -c Clear ring buffer after printing\n" \
+ " -n LEVEL Set console logging level\n" \
+ " -s SIZE Buffer size"
#define dnsd_trivial_usage \
"[-c config] [-t seconds] [-p port] [-i iface-ip] [-d]"
@@ -859,19 +859,19 @@
#define expr_full_usage \
"Print the value of EXPRESSION to standard output.\n\n" \
"EXPRESSION may be:\n" \
- " ARG1 | ARG2 ARG1 if it is neither null nor 0, otherwise ARG2\n" \
- " ARG1 & ARG2 ARG1 if neither argument is null or 0, otherwise 0\n" \
- " ARG1 < ARG2 ARG1 is less than ARG2\n" \
- " ARG1 <= ARG2 ARG1 is less than or equal to ARG2\n" \
- " ARG1 = ARG2 ARG1 is equal to ARG2\n" \
- " ARG1 != ARG2 ARG1 is unequal to ARG2\n" \
- " ARG1 >= ARG2 ARG1 is greater than or equal to ARG2\n" \
- " ARG1 > ARG2 ARG1 is greater than ARG2\n" \
- " ARG1 + ARG2 Sum of ARG1 and ARG2\n" \
- " ARG1 - ARG2 Difference of ARG1 and ARG2\n" \
- " ARG1 * ARG2 Product of ARG1 and ARG2\n" \
- " ARG1 / ARG2 Quotient of ARG1 divided by ARG2\n" \
- " ARG1 % ARG2 Remainder of ARG1 divided by ARG2\n" \
+ " ARG1 | ARG2 ARG1 if it is neither null nor 0, otherwise ARG2\n" \
+ " ARG1 & ARG2 ARG1 if neither argument is null or 0, otherwise 0\n" \
+ " ARG1 < ARG2 1 if ARG1 is less than ARG2, else 0. Similarly:\n" \
+ " ARG1 <= ARG2\n" \
+ " ARG1 = ARG2\n" \
+ " ARG1 != ARG2\n" \
+ " ARG1 >= ARG2\n" \
+ " ARG1 > ARG2\n" \
+ " ARG1 + ARG2 Sum of ARG1 and ARG2. Similarly:\n" \
+ " ARG1 - ARG2\n" \
+ " ARG1 * ARG2\n" \
+ " ARG1 / ARG2\n" \
+ " ARG1 % ARG2\n" \
" STRING : REGEXP Anchored pattern match of REGEXP in STRING\n" \
" match STRING REGEXP Same as STRING : REGEXP\n" \
" substr STRING POS LENGTH Substring of STRING, POS counted from 1\n" \
@@ -1055,12 +1055,12 @@
#define fsck_minix_full_usage \
"Perform a consistency check for MINIX filesystems" \
"\n\nOptions:\n" \
- " -l Lists all filenames\n" \
+ " -l List all filenames\n" \
" -r Perform interactive repairs\n" \
" -a Perform automatic repairs\n" \
" -v Verbose\n" \
- " -s Outputs super-block information\n" \
- " -m Activates MINIX-like \"mode not cleared\" warnings\n" \
+ " -s Output super-block information\n" \
+ " -m Activate MINIX-like \"mode not cleared\" warnings\n" \
" -f Force file system check"
#define ftpget_trivial_usage \
@@ -2205,7 +2205,7 @@
#define modprobe_full_usage \
"Options:\n" \
" -k Make module autoclean-able\n" \
- " -n Just show what would be done\n" \
+ " -n Dry run\n" \
" -q Quiet\n" \
" -r Remove module (stacks) or do autoclean\n" \
" -s Report via syslog instead of stderr\n" \
@@ -2284,15 +2284,14 @@
"\n\nOptions:\n" \
" -a Mount all filesystems in fstab\n" \
USE_FEATURE_MTAB_SUPPORT( \
- " -f \"Fake\" Add entry to mount table but don't mount it\n" \
- " -n Don't write a mount table entry\n" \
+ " -f Update /etc/mtab, but don't mount\n" \
+ " -n Don't update /etc/mtab\n" \
) \
- " -o option One of many filesystem options, listed below\n" \
- " -r Mount the filesystem read-only\n" \
+ " -r Read-only mount\n" \
" -t fs-type Filesystem type\n" \
- " -w Mount for reading and writing (default)\n" \
+ " -w Read-write mount (default)\n" \
"\n" \
- "Options for use with the \"-o\" flag:\n" \
+ "-o option:\n" \
USE_FEATURE_MOUNT_LOOP( \
" loop Ignored (loop devices are autodetected)\n" \
) \
@@ -2427,7 +2426,7 @@
USE_NC_SERVER( \
"-l Listen mode, for inbound connects\n" \
) \
- "-n Do not do DNS resolution" \
+ "-n Don't do DNS resolution" \
"\n-s addr Local address" \
"\n-p port Local port" \
"\n-u UDP mode" \
@@ -2812,7 +2811,7 @@
#define renice_full_usage \
"Change priority of running processes" \
"\n\nOptions:\n" \
- " -n Adjusts current nice value (smaller is faster)\n" \
+ " -n Adjust current nice value (smaller is faster)\n" \
" -p Process id(s) (default)\n" \
" -g Process group id(s)\n" \
" -u Process user name(s) and/or id(s)"
@@ -3257,10 +3256,10 @@ USE_FEATURE_RUN_PARTS_FANCY("\n -l Prints names of all matching files even when
#define strings_full_usage \
"Display printable strings in a binary file" \
"\n\nOptions:" \
- "\n -a Scan the whole files (this is the default)" \
- "\n -f Precede each string with the name of the file where it was found" \
- "\n -n N Specifies that at least N characters forms a sequence (default 4)" \
- "\n -o Each string is preceded by its decimal offset in the file"
+ "\n -a Scan whole file (default)" \
+ "\n -f Precede strings with filenames" \
+ "\n -n N At least N characters form a string (default 4)" \
+ "\n -o Precede strings with decimal offsets"
#define stty_trivial_usage \
"[-a|g] [-F DEVICE] [SETTING]..."
@@ -3352,11 +3351,11 @@ USE_FEATURE_RUN_PARTS_FANCY("\n -l Prints names of all matching files even when
#define sysctl_full_usage \
"Configure kernel parameters at runtime" \
"\n\nOptions:\n" \
- " -n Use this option to disable printing of the key name when printing values\n" \
- " -w Use this option when you want to change a sysctl setting\n" \
- " -p Load in sysctl settings from the file specified or /etc/sysctl.conf if none given\n" \
- " -a Display all values currently available\n" \
- " -A Display all values currently available in table form"
+ " -n Disable printing of key names\n" \
+ " -w Change sysctl setting\n" \
+ " -p FILE Load sysctl settings from FILE (default /etc/sysctl.conf)\n" \
+ " -a Display all values\n" \
+ " -A Display all values in table form"
#define sysctl_example_usage \
"sysctl [-n] variable ...\n" \
"sysctl [-n] -w variable=value ...\n" \