file grouping answer.

David H. Adler dha at
Thu Mar 30 19:20:00 BST 2006

On Thu, Mar 30, 2006 at 07:35:25AM +0100, David Dorward wrote:
> On Wed, 2006-03-29 at 18:01 -0500, David H. Adler wrote:
> > >
> > 
> > I don't suppose there'd be something resembling a man page or something
> > for that, would there...?
> No. Adam doesn't bother putting together a complete page for utilities
> unless he has something worth saying. Its a 3kb tarball.
> If it helps:
> usage: packcd [-cfibmq] [-s SIZE] FILES ...

No, it doesn't help. What the hell do any of that first group of options
do? What units is SIZE in? What happens to files too big to fit in SIZE
- Do they get reported? Do they get silently ignored?

And that's just off the top of my head in about 10 seconds.

I think some of that might be worth saying. A usage statement that's
mostly incomprehensible isn't all that useful, oddly. :-)


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