Subject: Re: Switching from old-style getopt to new-style one
To: Thomas Klausner <>
From: Hubert Feyrer <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 11/04/2000 00:04:53
On Fri, 3 Nov 2000, Thomas Klausner wrote:
> Yes, but that could easily be fixed by adding '+' as the first
> character to the options string. And I'd have fixed the in-tree
> programs for this, of course.

Please note that this "+"-thing makes our sources less portable (unless I
missed getopt specifying this behaviour). This will bite people starting
new ports on non-NetBSD platforms, etc.

 - Hubert

Hubert Feyrer <>