Subject: bin/11890: disklabel(8) does not explicitly document -I option.
To: None <>
From: Richard Rauch <>
List: netbsd-bugs
Date: 01/04/2001 05:11:16
>Number:         11890
>Category:       bin
>Synopsis:       disklabel(8) does not explicitly document -I option.
>Confidential:   no
>Severity:       non-critical
>Priority:       low
>Responsible:    bin-bug-people
>State:          open
>Class:          doc-bug
>Submitter-Id:   net
>Arrival-Date:   Thu Jan 04 05:11:00 PST 2001
>Originator:     Richard Rauch
>Release:        NetBSD 1.5
  "I probably don't know what I'm talking about."
System: NetBSD 1.5_ALPHA NetBSD 1.5_ALPHA (rkrGENERIC) #0: Sun Aug 6 17:44:22 PDT 2000 root@:/usr/src/sys/arch/i386/compile/rkrGENERIC i386

	The -I option to disklabel is not explicitly documented.  From the
	examples, one can infer that it _probably_ means:

		Act as -r, but provide defaults instead of failing with
		an error, if there is no existing disklabel on the disk.
	Read the disklabel(8) man-page.  Guess at the purpose of the -I option.
	My *roff skills are too rusty.  (^&  However, the doubly-indented
	sentence under Description seems like a fair first-cut at a description,
	_if_ my assumption about -I's purpose is correct.  (I haven't peeked
	at the source, I confess...I'm in the midst of something else, at the