[Bug 177429] dd(1) man page is unclear about semantics of conv=sync

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Date: Sat, 02 Oct 2021 01:20:11 UTC

Felix Johnson <felix.the.red@gmail.com> changed:

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--- Comment #5 from Felix Johnson <felix.the.red@gmail.com> ---
Created attachment 228338
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dd(1) patch

After reading the source code, the sync option has three possible characters to
pad the input block with. First is the user-specified value of fillchar; second
is a space when block, noblock, ascii, ebcidic, or their synonyms are
specified; and a NUL character otherwise.

Document this behavior by updating dd(1).

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