[pacman-dev] -h/ --help option

Aaron Griffin aaronmgriffin at gmail.com
Thu Aug 7 13:40:12 EDT 2008

On Thu, Aug 7, 2008 at 10:20 AM, Pierre Schmitz <pierre at archlinux.de> wrote:
> Am Donnerstag 07 August 2008 17:04:22 schrieb Matthias Gorissen:
>> A user in the .de-forum pointed out that -h/ --help have the same output,
>> even though the second version should display more info. Any thoughts on
>> that?
> -h is just an alias for --help. Maybe this is confusing:
>        Benutzen Sie 'pacman --help' mit anderen Optionen für mehr Informationen
>                                     ^^^^^^^^^^^
> So you get more help when typing something like
>        pacman -S --help

Good catch, is there any way we can clarify this wording a little.
Even in english it's a shade unclear.

- use 'pacman --help' with other options for more syntax
+ use 'pacman --help' with other options for help on the specific option

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