Bug#152142: ls man page doesn't mention different output if not terminal
>>>>> "G" == GOTO Masanori <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
D> I suppose it's ok for iconv -l vs. iconv -l|cat to have different
D> behaviors, like ls, but at least the man page should say so.
Hmm, the ls man page doesn't mention it either [ls vs. ls -C] if not a
tty, even though the Info page might. I'll cc bug-coreutils about that.
G> I'm sorry but I feel it's very trivial bug report.
G> Is this bug? No. Is this wishlist really needed? No.
G> Why should manpage need to write this issue?
OK, you are the experts.
>> But all the
>> "//" stuff looks like a bug.
G> iconv checks stdout, and if it's not standard output,
G> internal symbol is printed out. So "//" seems to be added.
G> I think this wishlist is trivial and I dislike to add it
G> because the exact valid reason is not existed. I would like
G> to close this bug, ok?
OK, I just thought all different behaviors should be documented.