man: use long options in text and add example to uuidgen

Signed-off-by: Sami Kerola <kerolasa@iki.fi>
pull/546/merge
Sami Kerola 5 years ago committed by Karel Zak
parent fcf841f8d3
commit bfcd327541
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      misc-utils/uuidgen.1

@ -27,19 +27,19 @@ will generate a random-based UUID if a high-quality random number
generator is present. Otherwise, it will choose a time-based UUID.
It is possible to force the generation of one of these first two
UUID types by using the
.B \-r
.B \-\-random
or
.B \-t
.B \-\-time
options.
.PP
The third type of UUID is generated with the
.B \-m
.B \-\-md5
or
.B \-s
options (MD5 or SHA1, respectively), followed by
.BR "\-n " \fInamespace
.B \-\-sha1
options, followed by
\fB\-\-namespace\fR \fInamespace\fR
and
.BR "\-N " \fIname\fR.
\fB\-\-name\fR \fIname\fR.
The \fInamespace\fR may either be a well-known UUID, or else
an alias to one of the well-known UUIDs defined in RFC 4122, that is
.BR @dns ,
@ -89,6 +89,8 @@ Generate the hash of the \fIname\fR.
Interpret name \fIname\fR as a hexidecimal string.
.SH "CONFORMING TO"
OSF DCE 1.1
.SH EXAMPLES
uuidgen \-\-sha1 \-\-namespace @dns \-\-name "www.example.com"
.SH AUTHOR
.B uuidgen
was written by Andreas Dilger for libuuid.

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