Commit 5c3246b1 authored by Lennart Poettering's avatar Lennart Poettering
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man: document journal features of systemctl(1)

parent 2af777ba
......@@ -82,10 +82,6 @@ Features:
* add interface to allow immediate rotation of the journal, and even flushing.
* don't log coredumps of PID 1 into the journal
* if a journal file is corrupt, rotate it and create a new one
* dbus: in fedora, make the machine a symlink to /etc/machine-id
* journald: reuse XZ context
......@@ -94,8 +90,6 @@ Features:
* write RPM spec macros for presets
* write man pages for systemd-cat
* journal: write man pages for API
* journal: OR matches are borked
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......@@ -414,6 +414,45 @@
PolicyKit before executing the
operation.</para></listitem>
</varlistentry>
<varlistentry>
<term><option>--lines=</option></term>
<term><option>-n</option></term>
<listitem><para>When used with
<command>status</command> controls the
number of journal lines to show,
counting from the most recent
ones. Takes a positive integer
argument. Defaults to
10.</para></listitem>
</varlistentry>
<varlistentry>
<term><option>--follow</option></term>
<term><option>-f</option></term>
<listitem><para>When used with
<command>status</command> continously
prints new journal entries as they are
appended to the
journal.</para></listitem>
</varlistentry>
<varlistentry>
<term><option>--output=</option></term>
<term><option>-o</option></term>
<listitem><para>When used with
<command>status</command> controls the
formatting of the journal entries that
are shown. For the available choices
see
<citerefentry><refentrytitle>systemd-journalctl</refentrytitle><manvolnum>1</manvolnum></citerefentry>. Defaults
to
<literal>short</literal>.</para></listitem>
</varlistentry>
</variablelist>
<para>The following commands are understood:</para>
......@@ -558,14 +597,15 @@
<listitem><para>Show terse runtime
status information about one or more
units. This function is intended to
generate human-readable output. If you
are looking for computer-parsable
output, use <command>show</command>
instead. If a PID is passed
information about the unit the process
of the PID belongs to is
shown.</para></listitem>
units, followed by its most recent log
data from the journal. This function
is intended to generate human-readable
output. If you are looking for
computer-parsable output, use
<command>show</command> instead. If a
PID is passed information about the
unit the process of the PID belongs to
is shown.</para></listitem>
</varlistentry>
<varlistentry>
<term><command>show [NAME...|JOB...]</command></term>
......@@ -1139,6 +1179,7 @@
<para>
<citerefentry><refentrytitle>systemd</refentrytitle><manvolnum>1</manvolnum></citerefentry>,
<citerefentry><refentrytitle>systemadm</refentrytitle><manvolnum>1</manvolnum></citerefentry>,
<citerefentry><refentrytitle>systemd-journalctl</refentrytitle><manvolnum>1</manvolnum></citerefentry>,
<citerefentry><refentrytitle>systemd-loginctl</refentrytitle><manvolnum>1</manvolnum></citerefentry>,
<citerefentry><refentrytitle>systemd.unit</refentrytitle><manvolnum>5</manvolnum></citerefentry>,
<citerefentry><refentrytitle>systemd.special</refentrytitle><manvolnum>7</manvolnum></citerefentry>,
......
......@@ -125,9 +125,9 @@
<term><option>-f</option></term>
<listitem><para>Show only most recent
entries, and continously print new
entries as they are appended to the
journal.</para></listitem>
journal entries, and continously print
new entries as they are appended to
the journal.</para></listitem>
</varlistentry>
<varlistentry>
......@@ -157,7 +157,7 @@
<term><option>-o</option></term>
<listitem><para>Controls the
formatting of the entries that are
formatting of the journal entries that are
shown. Takes one of
<literal>short</literal>,
<literal>short-monotonic</literal>,
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