|author||Bart De Schuymer <email@example.com>||2002-11-06 21:02:33 +0000|
|committer||Bart De Schuymer <firstname.lastname@example.org>||2002-11-06 21:02:33 +0000|
add comment about -D a:b
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1 files changed, 4 insertions, 3 deletions
diff --git a/ebtables.8 b/ebtables.8
index 1a00b0e..92a5896 100644
@@ -133,9 +133,10 @@ command is an exception). All these options only apply to the selected
Append a rule to the end of the selected chain.
.B "-D, --delete"
-Delete the specified rule from the selected chain. There are two versions
-of this command. A rule number (starting at 1) or the complete rule can be
+Delete the specified rule from the selected chain. There are two ways to
+use this command. The first is by specifying an interval of rule numbers
+to delete, syntax: start_nr[:end_nr]. The second usage is by specifying
+the complete rule as it would have been specified when it was added.
.B "-I, --insert"
Insert the specified rule into the selected chain at the specified rule number (1 meaning