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Re: Log files: location and description




On 10/08/2017 07:38 AM, tomas@xxxxxxxxxx wrote:
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On Sun, Oct 08, 2017 at 07:31:23AM -0500, Richard Owlett wrote:
On 10/07/2017 03:01 PM, David Wright wrote:
On Sat 07 Oct 2017 at 09:36:37 (-0500), Richard Owlett wrote:

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No idea about the other things, but:

I don't understand.
According to the man page neither update-grub nor grub-mkconfig have
an "-x" option.

It's a shell feature: if you do "set -x" in a shell script, all the
commands in the current shell get transcribed (to stdout, I think).

It didn't provide any additional details when running update-grub.


In a shell, type "help set" to learn a lot (better "help set | less").

I learned I need to study more ;/
It appears to be a summary of a more complete document.
What would it be? Is it on the web?
Thanks


So if you sneak a "set -x" into said shell scripts you get to see
what they are "thinking". Very useful for debugging purposes.

Cheers
- -- tomás
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