Source code for kiwi.help

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import subprocess

# project
from .exceptions import KiwiHelpNoCommandGiven


[docs]class Help(object): """ **Implements man page help for kiwi commands** Each kiwi command implements their own manual page, which is shown if the positional argument 'help' is passed to the command. """
[docs] def show(self, command=None): """ Call man to show the command specific manual page All kiwi commands store their manual page in the section '8' of the man system. The calling process is replaced by the man process :param string command: man page name """ if not command: raise KiwiHelpNoCommandGiven("No help context specified") subprocess.call('man 8 ' + command, shell=True)