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authorEric Sandeen <>2013-03-13 10:37:27 -0500
committerDavid Sterba <>2013-03-14 23:46:18 +0100
commitc27d89f959fa1ace47e03517d037477ce7f7de96 (patch)
treef64a8b9ef6e27751e56f7ca8ac18510931209f95 /man
parent44a33d0d14856a6c8c309c98e3223adaca452a30 (diff)
btrfs-progs: document force option in mkfs usage(); add long opt
I missed updating the mkfs.btrfs usage() when I added the option to force fs overwrite. Update that, and while we're at it add a long option, since all other commands have long counterparts. Signed-off-by: Eric Sandeen <>
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@@ -39,7 +39,7 @@ mkfs.btrfs uses all the available storage for the filesystem.
Specify how the data must be spanned across the devices specified. Valid
values are raid0, raid1, raid10 or single.
+\fB\-f\fR, \fB\-\-force\fR
Force overwrite when an existing filesystem is detected on the device.
By default, mkfs.btrfs will not write to the device if it suspects that
there is a filesystem or partition table on the device already.