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Re: Bug#762092: sha...sum man pages refer to nonexistent 'sha...sum invo

From: Jim Meyering
Subject: Re: Bug#762092: sha...sum man pages refer to nonexistent 'sha...sum invocation' info pages
Date: Thu, 19 Oct 2017 15:27:55 -0700

On Thu, Sep 18, 2014 at 7:13 AM, Pádraig Brady <address@hidden> wrote:
> On 09/18/2014 12:54 PM, Rebecca Palmer wrote:
>> Package: coreutils
>> Version: 8.23-2
>> Severity: minor
>> Control: tags -1 patch
>> The man page of sha512sum states that more documentation can be found at 
>> info coreutils 'sha512sum invocation', but this info node does not exist; 
>> the correct name is 'sha2 utilities'.  At least sha256sum, and I suspect all 
>> four sizes, are also affected.
>> (See also #760861.)
> Attached 2 patches will address this in the next upstream release.

Here is a perhaps-simpler approach:

diff --git a/doc/coreutils.texi b/doc/coreutils.texi
index 47a9f6d25..c76be2280 100644
--- a/doc/coreutils.texi
+++ b/doc/coreutils.texi
@@ -3998,6 +3998,10 @@ sha2 utilities
 @pindex sha256sum
 @pindex sha384sum
 @pindex sha512sum
address@hidden sha224sum invocation
address@hidden sha256sum invocation
address@hidden sha384sum invocation
address@hidden sha512sum invocation
 @cindex SHA-2
 @cindex 224-bit checksum
 @cindex 256-bit checksum

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