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bug#33673: "guix system --help" does not detail how to use --on-error=st

From: Ludovic Courtès
Subject: bug#33673: "guix system --help" does not detail how to use --on-error=strategy
Date: Tue, 11 Dec 2018 18:10:06 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/26.1 (gnu/linux)


Efraim Flashner <address@hidden> skribis:

> On Sun, Dec 09, 2018 at 12:16:47AM +0100, Ludovic Courtès wrote:


>> Improvements are always welcome of course.  The main criterion would be
>> to remain consistent with the rest of Guix and with GNU conventions that
>> we follow.  Maybe it’s best to discuss what you have in mind first?
>> Thank you,
>> Ludo’.
> I'd go with (one of: nothing-special, backtrace, debug)
> with the assumption that for more information the manual is more
> verbose.

Sounds good to me.  Would you like to send a patch?

> I also just noticed that we have 'man guix-system', which could be more
> verbose on the subject without needing to fit in a concise output.

Manual pages are generated from the ‘--help’ output, the canonical
documentation being the Info manual.


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