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Mingjie Xing June 10, 2014, 7:02 a.m. UTC
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diff --git a/gdb/doc/gdb.texinfo b/gdb/doc/gdb.texinfo
index a0fb66d..b9675af 100644
--- a/gdb/doc/gdb.texinfo
+++ b/gdb/doc/gdb.texinfo
@@ -921,6 +921,8 @@  in sequential order.  The order makes a difference when the
 @node File Options
 @subsection Choosing Files
 
+@c man begin OPTIONS gdb
+
 When @value{GDBN} starts, it reads any arguments other than options as
 specifying an executable file and core file (or process ID).  This is
 the same as if the arguments were specified by the @samp{-se} and
@@ -945,11 +947,25 @@  them, so long as enough of the option is present to be unambiguous.
 (If you prefer, you can flag option arguments with @samp{--} rather
 than @samp{-}, though we illustrate the more usual convention.)
 
+@ifset man
+All the options and command line arguments you give are processed
+in sequential order.  The order makes a difference when the @option{-x}
+option is used.
+@end ifset
+
 @c NOTE: the @cindex entries here use double dashes ON PURPOSE.  This
 @c way, both those who look for -foo and --foo in the index, will find
 @c it.
 
 @table @code
+@ifset man
+@item -help
+@itemx -h
+@cindex @code{--help}
+@cindex @code{-h}
+List all options, with brief explanations.
+@end ifset
+
 @item -symbols @var{file}
 @itemx -s @var{file}
 @cindex @code{--symbols}
@@ -1034,9 +1050,13 @@  This makes startup slower, but makes future operations faster.
 
 @end table
 
+@c man end
+
 @node Mode Options
 @subsection Choosing Modes
 
+@c man begin OPTIONS gdb
+
 You can run @value{GDBN} in various alternative modes---for example, in
 batch mode or quiet mode.
 
@@ -1280,6 +1300,8 @@  important when reporting @value{GDBN} bugs (@pxref{GDB Bugs}).
 
 @end table
 
+@c man end
+
 @node Startup
 @subsection What @value{GDBN} Does During Startup
 @cindex @value{GDBN} startup
@@ -1374,7 +1396,6 @@  port of @value{GDBN} uses the standard name, but if it finds a
 @file{gdb.ini} file in your home directory, it warns you about that
 and suggests to rename the file to the standard name.
 
-
 @node Quitting GDB
 @section Quitting @value{GDBN}
 @cindex exiting @value{GDBN}
@@ -39837,113 +39858,7 @@  as the @code{gdb} entry in the @code{info} program.
 @end ifset
 @c man end
 
-@c man begin OPTIONS gdb
-Any arguments other than options specify an executable
-file and core file (or process ID); that is, the first argument
-encountered with no
-associated option flag is equivalent to a @option{-se} option, and the second,
-if any, is equivalent to a @option{-c} option if it's the name of a file.
-Many options have
-both long and short forms; both are shown here.  The long forms are also
-recognized if you truncate them, so long as enough of the option is
-present to be unambiguous.  (If you prefer, you can flag option
-arguments with @option{+} rather than @option{-}, though we illustrate the
-more usual convention.)
-
-All the options and command line arguments you give are processed
-in sequential order.  The order makes a difference when the @option{-x}
-option is used.
-
-@table @env
-@item -help
-@itemx -h
-List all options, with brief explanations.
-
-@item -symbols=@var{file}
-@itemx -s @var{file}
-Read symbol table from file @var{file}.
-
-@item -write
-Enable writing into executable and core files.
-
-@item -exec=@var{file}
-@itemx -e @var{file}
-Use file @var{file} as the executable file to execute when
-appropriate, and for examining pure data in conjunction with a core
-dump.
-
-@item -se=@var{file}
-Read symbol table from file @var{file} and use it as the executable
-file.
-
-@item -core=@var{file}
-@itemx -c @var{file}
-Use file @var{file} as a core dump to examine.
-
-@item -command=@var{file}
-@itemx -x @var{file}
-Execute @value{GDBN} commands from file @var{file}.
-
-@item -ex @var{command}
-Execute given @value{GDBN} @var{command}.
-
-@item -directory=@var{directory}
-@itemx -d @var{directory}
-Add @var{directory} to the path to search for source files.
-
-@item -nh
-Do not execute commands from @file{~/.gdbinit}.
-
-@item -nx
-@itemx -n
-Do not execute commands from any @file{.gdbinit} initialization files.
-
-@item -quiet
-@itemx -q
-``Quiet''.  Do not print the introductory and copyright messages.  These
-messages are also suppressed in batch mode.
-
-@item -batch
-Run in batch mode.  Exit with status @code{0} after processing all the command
-files specified with @option{-x} (and @file{.gdbinit}, if not inhibited).
-Exit with nonzero status if an error occurs in executing the @value{GDBN}
-commands in the command files.
-
-Batch mode may be useful for running @value{GDBN} as a filter, for example to
-download and run a program on another computer; in order to make this
-more useful, the message
-
-@smallexample
-Program exited normally.
-@end smallexample
-
-@noindent
-(which is ordinarily issued whenever a program running under @value{GDBN} control
-terminates) is not issued when running in batch mode.
-
-@item -cd=@var{directory}
-Run @value{GDBN} using @var{directory} as its working directory,
-instead of the current directory.
-
-@item -fullname
-@itemx -f
-Emacs sets this option when it runs @value{GDBN} as a subprocess.  It tells
-@value{GDBN} to output the full file name and line number in a standard,
-recognizable fashion each time a stack frame is displayed (which
-includes each time the program stops).  This recognizable format looks
-like two @samp{\032} characters, followed by the file name, line number
-and character position separated by colons, and a newline.  The
-Emacs-to-@value{GDBN} interface program uses the two @samp{\032}
-characters as a signal to display the source code for the frame.
-
-@item -b @var{bps}
-Set the line speed (baud rate or bits per second) of any serial
-interface used by @value{GDBN} for remote debugging.
-
-@item -tty=@var{device}
-Run using @var{device} for your program's standard input and output.
-@end table
-@c man end
+@xref{Invoking GDB}, for options.
 
 @c man begin SEEALSO gdb
 @ifset man