[BusyBox 0001411]: chgrp with no arguments reports argument list for chown

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Tue Jul 3 17:26:58 UTC 2007


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http://busybox.net/bugs/view.php?id=1411 
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Reported By:                kiltedknight
Assigned To:                BusyBox
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Project:                    BusyBox
Issue ID:                   1411
Category:                   Documentation
Reproducibility:            always
Severity:                   minor
Priority:                   normal
Status:                     assigned
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Date Submitted:             06-29-2007 08:54 PDT
Last Modified:              07-03-2007 10:26 PDT
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Summary:                    chgrp with no arguments reports argument list for
chown
Description: 
chgrp_main() should abort before even calling chown_main() when no or
incorrect arguments are present, otherwise you list out arguments that are
not used by chown.
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 vda - 06-30-07 10:17  
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Can you give an example? It works for me:

# ./busybox chgrp
BusyBox v1.7.0.svn (2007-06-30 12:02:05 CEST) multi-call binary

Usage: chgrp [-RhLHPcvf]... GROUP FILE...

Change the group membership of each FILE to GROUP

Options:
        -R      Recurse directories
        -h      Affect symlinks instead of symlink targets
        -L      Traverse all symlinks to directories
        -H      Traverse symlinks on command line only
        -P      Do not traverse symlinks (default)
        -c      List changed files
        -v      Verbose
        -f      Hide errors

# ./busybox chown
BusyBox v1.7.0.svn (2007-06-30 12:02:05 CEST) multi-call binary

Usage: chown [-RhLHPcvf]...  OWNER[<.|:>[GROUP]] FILE...

Change the owner and/or group of each FILE to OWNER and/or GROUP

Options:
        -R      Recurse directories
        -h      Affect symlinks instead of symlink targets
        -L      Traverse all symlinks to directories
        -H      Traverse symlinks on command line only
        -P      Do not traverse symlinks (default)
        -c      List changed files
        -v      List all files
        -f      Hide errors 

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 kiltedknight - 07-03-07 10:21  
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No... you don't understand.  All of the listed options for chgrp are not
needed, nor do they work for chgrp.  Why display them? 

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 kiltedknight - 07-03-07 10:23  
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In fact, the only option that should be listed for chgrp is -R, since it's
the only one that actually works for that. 

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 kiltedknight - 07-03-07 10:26  
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Bleh... ok... I've got to get with the other people here and have them be a
bit more clear with things.

Anyway, in 1.4.2, -c does not work as expected. 

Issue History 
Date Modified   Username       Field                    Change               
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06-29-07 08:54  kiltedknight   New Issue                                    
06-29-07 08:54  kiltedknight   Status                   new => assigned     
06-29-07 08:54  kiltedknight   Assigned To               => BusyBox         
06-29-07 09:28  kiltedknight   Issue Monitored: kiltedknight                    
06-30-07 10:17  vda            Note Added: 0002539                          
07-03-07 10:21  kiltedknight   Note Added: 0002550                          
07-03-07 10:23  kiltedknight   Note Added: 0002551                          
07-03-07 10:26  kiltedknight   Note Added: 0002552                          
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