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Re: CVS commit: src/usr.bin/chflags

Jan Schaumann <> writes:

> Valery Ushakov <> wrote:
>> On Wed, May 24, 2023 at 22:33:17 +0000, Jan Schaumann wrote:
>> > Briefly describe the 'arch' and 'nodump' flags.
>> What makes them special and why is that these two have to be described
>> here and not in chflags(2), where the flags are actually defined?
> Unlike the other flags, they are not intuitive.  As
> they are exposed to the end-user (versus the
> programmer), it seems useful to describe them in
> section 1 of the manual pages.

FWIW, I agree that the flags are user-facing rather than (only)
programmer-facing, and thus should be described in a 1/8 manpage vs only
a 2 manpage.

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