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Re: master f82f3d6: ; Improve recently added documentation

From: Stefan Kangas
Subject: Re: master f82f3d6: ; Improve recently added documentation
Date: Sat, 25 Sep 2021 07:53:47 -0700

Eli Zaretskii <eliz@gnu.org> writes:

>> chmod is a good example of where you might want to link to its man page
>> instead of the info manual, because there is information in the former
>> that is not in the latter.
> There is?  Which information is missing in the Info manual?

chmod(1) goes into great detail on how to specify file permissions, but
I thought that was missing from `(coreutils) chmod invocation'.  Now I
see that linked on that page is `(coreutils) File permissions', a page
that goes into even greater depth.

So this point is moot, and the example is fine.

It is still sometimes reasonable to link to the chmod man page, as the
coreutils info manual might be missing on some machines, for example
because of a missing package or because the system does not use GNU
coreutils.  So this examples is actually very good in both cases, with
your addition.

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