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Re: [opensuse] XFS and openSUSE 12.1
On 2013-06-03 22:57, Bernhard Voelker wrote:
On 06/03/2013 10:48 PM, Carlos E. R. wrote:
I don't see O_DIRECT mentioned in the dd man page :-?

'direct' is a FLAG for iflag and/or oflag:

$ man dd | grep direct | head -n 1
direct use direct I/O for data

Oops! I don't know how it escaped me. I must have mistyped the search string in

Anyway, for coreutils programs (as for many other GNU projects)
the man page is a copy of the --help output, so for details it
is better to look into the texinfo manual:

Yes, it happens.

Cheers / Saludos,

Carlos E. R.
(from oS 12.3 "Dartmouth" GM (rescate 1))
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