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Linux in a Nutshell, Fourth Edition by Aaron Weber, Stephen Figgins, Ellen Siever

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Common Global Options

Table 15-1 lists the global options that apply to both user and administrator commands.

Table 15-1. Common global options

Option

Description

-b bindir

Location of external RCS programs. This option is obsolete, having been deprecated at CVS versions above 1.9.18.

-T tempdir

Absolute path for temporary files. Overrides the setting of $TMPDIR.

-v, --version

Display version and copyright information.

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