[pacman-dev] [PATCH] Document --debug

Nagy Gabor ngaba at bibl.u-szeged.hu
Sun Mar 22 12:26:15 EDT 2009

>From c121fa3c9ad702f4daa0f1156869573673d749c7 Mon Sep 17 00:00:00 2001
From: Nagy Gabor <ngaba at bibl.u-szeged.hu>
Date: Sun, 22 Mar 2009 17:13:29 +0100
Subject: [PATCH] Document --debug

After some irc/forum experiences, I decided to document this option.
However, I left the debug-level undocumented (--debug=2).

Signed-off-by: Nagy Gabor <ngaba at bibl.u-szeged.hu>
 doc/pacman.8.txt    |    6 +++++-
 src/pacman/pacman.c |    1 +
 2 files changed, 6 insertions(+), 1 deletions(-)

diff --git a/doc/pacman.8.txt b/doc/pacman.8.txt
index c574872..95880a2 100644
--- a/doc/pacman.8.txt
+++ b/doc/pacman.8.txt
@@ -124,9 +124,13 @@ Options
 	command line or in linkman:pacman.conf[5], their default location will
 	be inside this root path.
-*-v, --verbose*::
+*-v, \--verbose*::
 	Output paths such as as the Root, Conf File, DB Path, Cache Dirs, etc.
+	Display debug messages. When reporting bugs, this option is recommended
+	to be used.
 *\--cachedir* <'dir'>::
 	Specify an alternative package cache location (a typical default is
 	``/var/cache/pacman/pkg''). Multiple cache directories can be specified,
diff --git a/src/pacman/pacman.c b/src/pacman/pacman.c
index 59916d6..14cfdfa 100644
--- a/src/pacman/pacman.c
+++ b/src/pacman/pacman.c
@@ -143,6 +143,7 @@ static void usage(int op, const char * const myname)
 		printf(_("      --noprogressbar  do not show a progress bar when downloading files\n"));
 		printf(_("      --noscriptlet    do not execute the install scriptlet if one exists\n"));
 		printf(_("  -v, --verbose        be verbose\n"));
+		printf(_("      --debug          display debug messages\n"));
 		printf(_("  -r, --root <path>    set an alternate installation root\n"));
 		printf(_("  -b, --dbpath <path>  set an alternate database location\n"));
 		printf(_("      --cachedir <dir> set an alternate package cache location\n"));

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