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authorNikolay Borisov <>2018-03-27 10:45:45 +0300
committerDavid Sterba <>2018-04-24 13:00:10 +0200
commit5a87a95115a0f992ef4d3ef9ad480d8cf3bb27ec (patch)
tree9e4482b0581d7037ed9a1c88ecb5c350703f0daf /Documentation
parentdf9158f20d8950b996a3e9b5a4ac0f9b2ea034d3 (diff)
btrfs-progs: Remove deprecated btrfs-show-super
Its function has been superseded by btrfs inspect-internal show-super. Furthermore the tools is currently not built by default. Just remove it. Deprecated since 4.8. Issue: #97 Signed-off-by: Nikolay Borisov <> Signed-off-by: David Sterba <>
Diffstat (limited to 'Documentation')
3 files changed, 3 insertions, 4 deletions
diff --git a/Documentation/ b/Documentation/
index ee32a50d..184647c4 100644
--- a/Documentation/
+++ b/Documentation/
@@ -102,7 +102,6 @@ install-man: man
$(MV) $(DESTDIR)$(man5dir)/btrfs-man5.5.gz $(DESTDIR)$(man5dir)/btrfs.5.gz
$(INSTALL) -m 644 $(GZ_MAN8) $(DESTDIR)$(man8dir)
$(LN_S) -f btrfs-check.8.gz $(DESTDIR)$(man8dir)/btrfsck.8.gz
- $(LN_S) -f btrfs-inspect-internal.8.gz $(DESTDIR)$(man8dir)/btrfs-show-super.8.gz
cd $(DESTDIR)$(man8dir); rm -f btrfs-check.8.gz $(GZ_MAN8)
diff --git a/Documentation/btrfs-select-super.asciidoc b/Documentation/btrfs-select-super.asciidoc
index 6e94a034..e3bca98b 100644
--- a/Documentation/btrfs-select-super.asciidoc
+++ b/Documentation/btrfs-select-super.asciidoc
@@ -21,8 +21,7 @@ The filesystem specified by 'device' must not be mounted.
NOTE: *Prior to overwriting the primary superblock, please make sure that the backup
copies are valid!*
-To dump a superblock use the *btrfs inspect-internal
-dump-super* command, or the obsolete command *btrfs-show-super*.
+To dump a superblock use the *btrfs inspect-internal dump-super* command.
Then run the check (in the non-repair mode) using the command *btrfs check -s*
where '-s' specifies the superblock copy to use.
diff --git a/Documentation/btrfs.asciidoc b/Documentation/btrfs.asciidoc
index 62bbdb3f..7316ac09 100644
--- a/Documentation/btrfs.asciidoc
+++ b/Documentation/btrfs.asciidoc
@@ -122,7 +122,8 @@ Deprecated and obsolete tools:
*btrfs-debug-tree*:: moved to *btrfs inspect-internal dump-tree*. Removed from
source distribution.
-*btrfs-show-super*:: moved to *btrfs inspect-internal dump-super*
+*btrfs-show-super*:: moved to *btrfs inspect-internal dump-super*, standalone
*btrfs-zero-log*:: moved to *btrfs rescue zero-log*, standalone removed.