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authorSatoru Takeuchi <>2016-02-04 14:02:14 +0900
committerDavid Sterba <>2016-02-04 15:19:32 +0100
commit194a4053f97b9897a470938c3fb68e2b92e323f2 (patch)
tree2d6a099c6b73f8f4718e9176524239f169a69d55 /cmds-send.c
parentbf111ecf9058c8c6ef2723c1fc414458895d78bb (diff)
btrfs-progs: describe btrfs-send requires read-only subvolume
Both man btrfs-send(8) and usage message don't describe btrfs-send needs read-only snapshot as its argument. Signed-off-by: Satoru Takeuchi <> Signed-off-by: David Sterba <>
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diff --git a/cmds-send.c b/cmds-send.c
index 478ace1f..3e34d75b 100644
--- a/cmds-send.c
+++ b/cmds-send.c
@@ -711,6 +711,7 @@ const char * const cmd_send_usage[] = {
"btrfs send [-ve] [-p <parent>] [-c <clone-src>] [-f <outfile>] <subvol> [<subvol>...]",
"Send the subvolume(s) to stdout.",
"Sends the subvolume(s) specified by <subvol> to stdout.",
+ "<subvol> should be read-only here.",
"By default, this will send the whole subvolume. To do an incremental",
"send, use '-p <parent>'. If you want to allow btrfs to clone from",
"any additional local snapshots, use '-c <clone-src>' (multiple times",