Re: i386 version for chrome
- Date: Mon, 29 Oct 2018 10:47:54 -0400
- From: Gene Heskett <gheskett@xxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: i386 version for chrome
On Monday 29 October 2018 10:45:50 Gene Heskett wrote:
> 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?
added question mark
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