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Re: i386 version for chrome




On Monday 29 October 2018 08:53:35 Michael Stone wrote:

> On Sun, Oct 28, 2018 at 08:18:44PM +0300, Reco wrote:
> >On Sun, Oct 28, 2018 at 12:56:13PM -0400, The Wanderer wrote:
> >> The definition for netmask I find in that section is
> >>     netmask mask
> >>         Netmask (dotted quad or CIDR)
> >>
> >> which at a glance would lead me to expect a full CIDR-format
> >> address (e.g., 192.168.1.1/24) here. That would clearly seem
> >> redundant with the address field immediately above, but I don't
> >> know of anything else that's consistent with CIDR notation.
> >
> >I agree that this part of the manpage is in dire need of good
> > wording. I'd replace it with "Netmask (dotted quad or number of
> > bits, eg 24)", because that's how it actually works.
>
> I opened https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=912220 to
> clarify this section. If anyone has other suggestions, please add them
> to the bug.
>
> Mike Stone

Is it a separate bug to fuss about the near total lack of meaning to the 
man pages for ip and its children.


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