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Re: [Bug-ddrescue] minor documentation bug: '--retry-passes' should be '
Antonio Diaz Diaz
Re: [Bug-ddrescue] minor documentation bug: '--retry-passes' should be '--retries'
Mon, 15 Sep 2014 19:54:21 +0200
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Robert Trevellyan wrote:
The online manual at
https://www.gnu.org/software/ddrescue/manual/ddrescue_manual.html shows the
but the program actually accepts
as indicated when invoking the program with '--help'.
I guess you are running an old version of ddrescue. The online manual is
for version 1.18. The change was announced here:
* The long name of option "-r" has been changed to "--retry-passes" to
make it clear that ddrescue tries each sector only once per retry pass.
Thanks for developing and maintaining this excellent tool. One lady thought
she had lost all her photos of her son growing up, but ddrescue recovered
My pleasure. I hope she has now made a couple of backups.