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authordrbrain <drbrain@b2dd03c8-39d4-4d8f-98ff-823fe69b080e>2013-02-21 21:27:25 +0000
committerdrbrain <drbrain@b2dd03c8-39d4-4d8f-98ff-823fe69b080e>2013-02-21 21:27:25 +0000
commit9c49b69d3eac7b19c60b3aacd00c687781c6c797 (patch)
tree7bb4ce7d5e00748b43801e438143f64fef658e2d /doc
parent374001735559d2061bbb251b48d47ca160a60f78 (diff)
* doc/globals.rdoc: Document what setting $VERBOSE does. [Bug #7899]
* doc/globals.rdoc: Added pointer to $-w and $-v for full documentation. git-svn-id: svn+ssh://ci.ruby-lang.org/ruby/trunk@39364 b2dd03c8-39d4-4d8f-98ff-823fe69b080e
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@@ -31,7 +31,10 @@ $LOAD_PATH:: The alias to the $:.
$stderr:: The current standard error output.
$stdin:: The current standard input.
$stdout:: The current standard output.
-$VERBOSE:: The verbose flag, which is set by the -v switch.
+$VERBOSE:: The verbose flag, which is set by the -w or -v switch. Setting
+ this to a true value enables warnings as if -w or -v were given
+ on the command line. Setting this to nil disables warnings,
+ including from Kernel#warn.
$-0:: The alias to $/.
$-a:: True if option -a is set. Read-only variable.
$-d:: The alias to $DEBUG.
@@ -40,8 +43,8 @@ $-i:: In in-place-edit mode, this variable holds the extension, otherwise nil.
$-I:: The alias to $:.
$-l:: True if option -l is set. Read-only variable.
$-p:: True if option -p is set. Read-only variable.
-$-v:: The alias to $VERBOSE.
-$-w:: True if option -w is set.
+$-v:: An alias of $VERBOSE. See $VERBOSE above for further discussion.
+$-w:: An alias of $VERBOSE. See $VERBOSE above for further discussion.
== Pre-defined global constants