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Re: Is the description of set -- missing in man bash or at least difficu

From: Andreas Schwab
Subject: Re: Is the description of set -- missing in man bash or at least difficult to find?
Date: Thu, 22 Dec 2011 23:53:09 +0100
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Sven Mascheck <mascheck@in-ulm.de> writes:

> Bob Proulx wrote:
>> +1 vote on getting the parameters listed with a leading dollar sign.
>> The individual single character is difficult to search for but the
>> combination of "$@" and so forth for the others is a useful search
>> string.  I have often wanted the manual to include the "$@"
>> combination instead of just the "@" name.
> I haven't become familiar with the info format until now.
> As acceptable workaround even for long manuals I usually
> search for the keyword as first word in a line (where it
> likely introduces the paragraph describing it).
> In this case it works as well:
> /<blank><blank><blank>@

There is an index entry for @, so i @ RET brings you directly to the
description of the @ special parameter.


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