misc/171200: the bsdgrep(1) man page should document -u

deeptech71 deeptech71 at gmail.com
Fri Aug 31 10:10:06 UTC 2012

>Number:         171200
>Category:       misc
>Synopsis:       the bsdgrep(1) man page should document -u
>Confidential:   no
>Severity:       non-critical
>Priority:       low
>Responsible:    freebsd-bugs
>State:          open
>Class:          sw-bug
>Submitter-Id:   current-users
>Arrival-Date:   Fri Aug 31 10:10:05 UTC 2012
>Originator:     deeptech71
>Release:        -CURRENT
FreeBSD  10.0-CURRENT FreeBSD 10.0-CURRENT #0 r239919M: Fri Aug 31 05:52:42 CEST 2012     root@:/usr/obj/usr/src/sys/HQ  i386

bsdgrep(1) silently ignores the -u flag. This is worth mentioning in the man page.

Add, for example:

            This option has no effect, and is provided only for compatibility with GNU grep.


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