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man: mention --full and --lines in systemctl status
authorZbigniew Jędrzejewski-Szmek <zbyszek@in.waw.pl>
Sun, 22 Dec 2013 00:00:08 +0000 (19:00 -0500)
committerZbigniew Jędrzejewski-Szmek <zbyszek@in.waw.pl>
Sun, 22 Dec 2013 00:00:23 +0000 (19:00 -0500)
http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=732798

man/systemctl.xml

index 8ce8661..d454df6 100644 (file)
@@ -719,8 +719,18 @@ kobject-uevent 1 systemd-udevd-kernel.socket systemd-udevd.service
             belongs to.</para>
 
             <para>This function is intended to generate human-readable
-            output. If you are looking for computer-parsable output, use
-            <command>show</command> instead.</para>
+            output. If you are looking for computer-parsable output,
+            use <command>show</command> instead. By default this
+            function only shows 10 lines of output and ellipsizes
+            lines to fit in the terminal window. This can be changes
+            with <option>--lines</option> and <option>--full</option>,
+            see above. In addition, <command>journalctl
+            --unit=<replaceable>NAME</replaceable></command> or
+            <command>journalctl
+            --user-unit=<replaceable>NAME</replaceable></command> use
+            a similar filter for messages and might be more
+            convenient.
+            </para>
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