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[iproute2] man: bridge.8: fix bridge link show description

Message ID 526ddb1d57a6b054809fc9c0e33ff947fbe4bbe0.1585305448.git.aclaudi@redhat.com
State Accepted
Delegated to: stephen hemminger
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Series [iproute2] man: bridge.8: fix bridge link show description | expand

Commit Message

Andrea Claudi March 27, 2020, 10:45 a.m. UTC
When multiple bridges are present, 'bridge link show' diplays ports
for all bridges. Make this clear in the command description, and
point out the user to the ip command to display ports for a specific

Reported-by: Marc Muehlfeld <mmuehlfe@redhat.com>
Signed-off-by: Andrea Claudi <aclaudi@redhat.com>
 man/man8/bridge.8 | 7 +++++--
 1 file changed, 5 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)
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diff --git a/man/man8/bridge.8 b/man/man8/bridge.8
index 1804f0b42b2b6..b9bd6bc5c7141 100644
--- a/man/man8/bridge.8
+++ b/man/man8/bridge.8
@@ -420,9 +420,12 @@  link setting is configured on the software bridge (default)
 .BR "\-t" , " \-timestamp"
 display current time when using monitor option.
-.SS bridge link show - list bridge port configuration.
+.SS bridge link show - list ports configuration for all bridges.
-This command displays the current bridge port configuration and flags.
+This command displays port configuration and flags for all bridges.
+To display port configuration and flags for a specific bridge, use the
+"ip link show master <bridge_device>" command.
 .SH bridge fdb - forwarding database management