Subject: Re: using getopt_long (was Re: Bluetooth update)
To: Thor Lancelot Simon <>
From: Hubert Feyrer <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 12/18/2005 07:03:05
On Sat, 17 Dec 2005, Thor Lancelot Simon wrote:
> might as well start writing new programs with the command-line syntax
> of dd -- I find it easy to remember, after all...

IIRC, the --long options conform to POSIX option rules, the dd style does 
not. (Remember when GNU tried using a + instead of --?)

  - Hubert