Commit b6905b75 authored by John Palmieri's avatar John Palmieri

* tools/dbus-monitor.1: update the manpage for dbus-monitor

  (Patch from Olli Salli <olli dot salli at collabora dot co dot uk>)
parent f11e1361
2006-11-08 John (J5) Palmieri <johnp@redhat.com>
* tools/dbus-monitor.1: update the manpage for dbus-monitor
(Patch from Olli Salli <olli dot salli at collabora dot co dot uk>)
2006-11-08 John (J5) Palmieri <johnp@redhat.com>
* AUTHORS: Update with all people listed in the ChangeLog
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......@@ -8,7 +8,7 @@ dbus-monitor \- debug probe to print message bus messages
.SH SYNOPSIS
.PP
.B dbus-monitor
[\-\-system | \-\-session]
[\-\-system | \-\-session] [\-\-profile | \-\-monitor]
[watch expressions]
.SH DESCRIPTION
......@@ -26,6 +26,14 @@ The \-\-system and \-\-session options direct \fIdbus-monitor\fP to
monitor the system or session buses respectively. If neither is
specified, \fIdbus-monitor\fP monitors the session bus.
.PP
\fIdbus-monitor\fP has two different output modes, the 'classic'-style
monitoring mode and profiling mode. The profiling format is a compact
format with a single line per message and microsecond-resolution timing
information. The \-\-profile and \-\-monitor options select the profiling
and monitoring output format respectively. If neither is specified,
\fIdbus-monitor\fP uses the monitoring output format.
.PP
In order to get \fIdbus-monitor\fP to see the messages you are interested
in, you should specify a set of watch expressions as you would expect to
......@@ -42,6 +50,12 @@ Monitor the system message bus.
.TP
.I "--session"
Monitor the session message bus. (This is the default.)
.TP
.I "--profile"
Use the profiling output format.
.TP
.I "--monitor"
Use the monitoring output format. (This is the default.)
.SH EXAMPLE
Here is an example of using dbus-monitor to watch for the gnome typing
......@@ -54,6 +68,7 @@ monitor to say things
.SH AUTHOR
dbus-monitor was written by Philip Blundell.
The profiling output mode was added by Olli Salli.
.SH BUGS
Please send bug reports to the D-Bus mailing list or bug tracker,
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