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help doesn't list all any longer

From: Yoshinori K. Okuji
Subject: help doesn't list all any longer
Date: Tue, 05 Feb 2002 14:10:20 +0900
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Because GRUB has too many commands (IMHO), I decided that the command
"help" shouldn't show all the available commands, when no argument is
specified. This is a relevant item in NEWS:

* The command "help" doesn't show all the available commands any longer,
  when no argument is specified. Rarely used commands (such as
  "testload") and useless commands in interactive use (such as
  "savedefault") are hidden. If you want to see help messages for those
  commands, you will have to specify the names to "help" explicitly.
  (Also, note that <TAB> still shows all the commands.)

The serious problem was not the number of commands itself. Rather, the
screen couldn't display so many commands at a time. I chose what
commands should be shown and what shoudn't quite roughly. I bet that
my strategy is right basically, but if you have any objection to the
current way, let me know. I have no good reason why my selection was

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