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Re: umask --help

From: Notes Jonny
Subject: Re: umask --help
Date: Tue, 2 Sep 2014 10:37:39 +0100

On Thu, Jul 31, 2014 at 11:18 AM, Pádraig Brady <address@hidden> wrote:
> On 07/30/2014 07:48 PM, Chet Ramey wrote:
>> On 7/30/14, 2:44 PM, Notes Jonny wrote:
>>> On 7 Jul 2014 19:47, "Eric Blake" <address@hidden> wrote:
>>>> On 07/07/2014 12:34 PM, Chris Down wrote:
>>>>> Hi Jon,
>>>>> As is standard with other buitins, umask is documented at `help umask`:
>>>> That said, POSIX allows, and ksh already supports, the use of --help as
>>>> an option to ALL builtins. It might be nice if bash were to take a leaf
>>>> from ksh and add generic support for --help to all builtins, instead of
>>>> requiring users to remember 'help foo' as yet another item in their
>>>> arsenal alongside 'info foo', 'man foo', and 'foo --help'.
>>> Sounds good. How best to progress this, as a bugzilla ticket?
>> You've already requested it as a new feature.  I will evaluate it against
>> the other requests and implement it if it makes the grade.
> FWIW +1 for this feature both to minimize diffs between shells,
> and to have one less likely barrier hit for the important
> group that is first time users.
> cheers,
> Pádraig.

Hi Guys

Any update on implementing this?

Regards, Jonny

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