[lldp-devel] [PATCH v3 8/9] [RFC] document new agent parameter in lldptool man page

Jens Osterkamp jens at linux.vnet.ibm.com
Mon Aug 15 15:19:28 UTC 2011

Add a brief description of the new "-g" parameter in lldptool to the man

Signed-off-by: Jens Osterkamp <jens at linux.vnet.ibm.com>
 docs/lldptool.8 |    9 +++++++++
 1 files changed, 9 insertions(+), 0 deletions(-)

diff --git a/docs/lldptool.8 b/docs/lldptool.8
index 5ad7b50..4d98999 100644
--- a/docs/lldptool.8
+++ b/docs/lldptool.8
@@ -52,6 +52,15 @@ help output to see the list of supported TLV keywords.
 .B \-n
 "neighbor" option for commands which can use it (e.g. get-tlv)
+.B -g [bridge scope]
+specify the bridge scope this command operates on. Allows to set and query
+all LLDP TLV modules for "nearest_bridge" (short: "nb"),
+"nearest_customer_bridge" ("ncb") and "nearest_nontpmr_bridge" ("nntpmrb")
+group mac addresses. Configurations are saved into independent sections in
+If no bridge scope is supplied this default to "nearest bridge" to preserve the
+previous behaviour.
 .B \-c <argument list>
 "config" option for TLV queries. Indicates that the query is
 for the configuration elements for the specified TLV.  The

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