man page doesn't document options listed by --help

Bug #288438 reported by Bryce Harrington on 2008-10-23
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This bug affects 3 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
GNOME Terminal
In Progress
Wishlist
gnome-terminal (Ubuntu)
Low
Ubuntu Desktop Bugs
Lucid
Low
Unassigned

Bug Description

Binary package hint: gnome-terminal

man gnome-terminal lists 15 options, not counting aliases.

gnome-terminal --help lists 24 options, not counting aliases or help options.

So the man page needs to be updated to include the missing 9 option: --window, --tab, --use-factory, --startup-id, --full-screen, etc.

Version: 2.24.1-0ubuntu1

Changed in gnome-terminal:
importance: Undecided → Low
Pedro Fragoso (ember) wrote :

Thanks for your bug report. This bug has been reported to the developers of the software. You can track it and make comments here: http://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=559223

Changed in gnome-terminal:
status: New → Confirmed
Changed in gnome-terminal:
status: Unknown → Confirmed
Changed in gnome-terminal:
assignee: nobody → desktop-bugs
status: Confirmed → Triaged
Leon Kaiser (literalka) wrote :

Oh, wow. And I thought that gnome-terminal was just limited... Thanks!

Changed in gnome-terminal (Ubuntu Lucid):
assignee: Ubuntu Desktop Bugs (desktop-bugs) → Canonical Desktop Team (canonical-desktop-team)
Martin Pitt (pitti) wrote :

Let's have this handled upstream. We have much bigger fish to fry for lucid still.

Changed in gnome-terminal (Ubuntu Lucid):
assignee: Canonical Desktop Team (canonical-desktop-team) → nobody
status: Triaged → Won't Fix
Changed in gnome-terminal (Ubuntu):
assignee: Canonical Desktop Team (canonical-desktop-team) → Ubuntu Desktop Bugs (desktop-bugs)
Changed in gnome-terminal:
importance: Unknown → Wishlist
Robert Roth (evfool) on 2011-02-23
tags: added: manpage
Changed in gnome-terminal:
status: Confirmed → In Progress
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