[PATCH] Correct gas manpage

Marek Polacek polacek@redhat.com
Fri Nov 2 15:42:00 GMT 2012

On Mon, Oct 29, 2012 at 12:15:40PM +0100, Marek Polacek wrote:
> So this patch ought to correct this.

A better version.  We should also say that -v is equivalent to
-verbose and --verbose.

2012-11-02  Marek Polacek  <polacek@redhat.com>

	* gas/doc/as.texinfo: Option -version is identical with --version,
	not -v.  Add -verbose and --verbose options which are identical
	with -v.

--- binutils/gas/doc/as.texinfo.mp	2012-11-02 16:28:56.300154375 +0100
+++ binutils/gas/doc/as.texinfo	2012-11-02 16:35:48.643312916 +0100
@@ -241,9 +241,9 @@ gcc(1), ld(1), and the Info entries for
  [@b{--listing-lhs-width2}=@var{NUM}] [@b{--listing-rhs-width}=@var{NUM}]
  [@b{--listing-cont-lines}=@var{NUM}] [@b{--keep-locals}] [@b{-o}
  @var{objfile}] [@b{-R}] [@b{--reduce-memory-overheads}] [@b{--statistics}]
- [@b{-v}] [@b{-version}] [@b{--version}] [@b{-W}] [@b{--warn}]
- [@b{--fatal-warnings}] [@b{-w}] [@b{-x}] [@b{-Z}] [@b{@@@var{FILE}}]
- [@b{--size-check=[error|warning]}]
+ [@b{-v}] [@b{-verbose}] [@b{--verbose}] [@b{-version}] [@b{--version}]
+ [@b{-W}] [@b{--warn}] [@b{--fatal-warnings}] [@b{-w}] [@b{-x}] [@b{-Z}]
+ [@b{@@@var{FILE}}] [@b{--size-check=[error|warning]}]
  [@b{--target-help}] [@var{target-options}]
  [@b{--}|@var{files} @dots{}]
@@ -706,10 +706,12 @@ assembly.
 Remove local absolute symbols from the outgoing symbol table.
 @item -v
-@itemx -version
+@itemx -verbose
+@itemx --verbose
 Print the @command{as} version.
-@item --version
+@item -version
+@itemx --version
 Print the @command{as} version and exit.
 @item -W
@@ -2305,12 +2307,11 @@ For example, it disables the exception f
 @section Announce Version: @option{-v}
 @kindex -v
-@kindex -version
 @cindex assembler version
 @cindex version of assembler
 You can find out what version of as is running by including the
-option @samp{-v} (which you can also spell as @samp{-version}) on the
-command line.
+option @samp{-v} (which you can also spell as @samp{-verbose} or @samp{--verbose})
+on the command line.
 @node W
 @section Control Warnings: @option{-W}, @option{--warn}, @option{--no-warn}, @option{--fatal-warnings}


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