man journalctl gives info about -g option not present in command

Bug #1751657 reported by Ramses Rodriguez Martinez on 2018-02-25
This bug affects 4 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
systemd (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

man journalctl documents a --grep option, however:

$ journalctl -g a
journalctl: invalid option -- 'g'

$ journalctl --grep a
Compiled without pattern matching support

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 18.04
Package: systemd 237-3ubuntu3
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 4.15.0-10.11-generic 4.15.3
Uname: Linux 4.15.0-10-generic x86_64
NonfreeKernelModules: nvidia_uvm nvidia_drm nvidia_modeset nvidia
ApportVersion: 2.20.8-0ubuntu10
Architecture: amd64
Date: Sun Feb 25 21:53:29 2018
InstallationDate: Installed on 2017-06-21 (248 days ago)
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 17.04 "Zesty Zapus" - Release amd64 (20170412)
 Bus 002 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0003 Linux Foundation 3.0 root hub
 Bus 001 Device 002: ID 0cf3:e300 Atheros Communications, Inc.
 Bus 001 Device 003: ID 0c45:6713 Microdia
 Bus 001 Device 004: ID 10d7:1102
 Bus 001 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub
MachineType: Dell Inc. XPS 15 9560
ProcKernelCmdLine: BOOT_IMAGE=/boot/vmlinuz-4.15.0-10-generic.efi.signed root=UUID=18bdf6ee-e85b-4eb2-8fd1-68cf15fe1167 ro quiet splash acpi_rev_override=5 pci=noaer vt.handoff=1
SourcePackage: systemd
UpgradeStatus: Upgraded to bionic on 2018-02-17 (8 days ago) 12/15/2017
dmi.bios.vendor: Dell Inc.
dmi.bios.version: 1.7.0 05FFDN
dmi.board.vendor: Dell Inc.
dmi.board.version: A00
dmi.chassis.type: 10
dmi.chassis.vendor: Dell Inc.
dmi.modalias: dmi:bvnDellInc.:bvr1.7.0:bd12/15/2017:svnDellInc.:pnXPS159560:pvr:rvnDellInc.:rn05FFDN:rvrA00:cvnDellInc.:ct10:cvr: XPS XPS 15 9560
dmi.sys.vendor: Dell Inc.

tags: added: manpage
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

Status changed to 'Confirmed' because the bug affects multiple users.

Changed in systemd (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
Luke Faraone (lfaraone) on 2019-03-17
Changed in systemd (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → Low
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