Subject: Re: sysv ps(1) implementation [was: ps(1) sysv silliness]
To: Greg Hudson <ghudson@MIT.EDU>
From: Andrew Brown <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 06/10/2000 16:46:02
>> About supporting both BSD and System V style options in a single
>> executable: please take into consideration that there are at least
>> three command line options (-e, -p, -u) whose use differs between
>> 'our' BSD implementation and System V.
>Well, we could at least do what AIX did: support BSD options if you
>don't supply a dash, and support System V options if you do.

that's tantamount to the linux way, where the use of - is
"deprecated".  ick!

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