Odds and Ends,OS X May 7, 2013 at 7:07 am

Undocumented Options

After some undocumented options were found in the asr tool, Greg Neagle started digging around some other commands to see if he could find any other hidden options.

The result of this interest has lead to some methods for finding hidden options in any command, although his specific example involves softwareupdate.  These methods are useful for poking around commands and looking for hidden functionality that isn’t exposed in the documentation.  Check it out over on Greg’s blog.

Attribution:Managing OS X

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