man page for pee needs to be expanded (e.g. by adding examples)

Bug #498191 reported by Rory McCann on 2009-12-18
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This bug affects 2 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
moreutils (Ubuntu)
Wishlist
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Bug Description

Binary package hint: moreutils

moreutils contains a programme 'pee' that claims to "pee is like tee but for pipes". However the man page is quite terse and doesn't actually explain what it's meant to do or how to do it.

I suggest expanding the man page, particularly by adding examples.

ProblemType: Bug
Architecture: i386
Date: Fri Dec 18 14:06:37 2009
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 9.10
Package: moreutils 0.35
ProcEnviron:
 PATH=(custom, user)
 LANG=en_IE.UTF-8
 SHELL=/bin/bash
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 2.6.31-16.53-generic
SourcePackage: moreutils
Uname: Linux 2.6.31-16-generic i686
XsessionErrors:
 (gnome-settings-daemon:1984): GLib-CRITICAL **: g_propagate_error: assertion `src != NULL' failed
 (gnome-settings-daemon:1984): GLib-CRITICAL **: g_propagate_error: assertion `src != NULL' failed
 (polkit-gnome-authentication-agent-1:2424): GLib-CRITICAL **: g_once_init_leave: assertion `initialization_value != 0' failed
 (nautilus:2400): Eel-CRITICAL **: eel_preferences_get_boolean: assertion `preferences_is_initialized ()' failed
 (gnome-panel:2255): Gtk-WARNING **: gtk_widget_size_allocate(): attempt to allocate widget with width -5 and height 24

Rory McCann (rorymcc) wrote :
Dave Gilbert (ubuntu-treblig) wrote :

examples are always good.

tags: added: manpage
removed: apport-bug i386
Changed in moreutils (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → Wishlist
status: New → Triaged
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