Subject: Re: using getopt_long (was Re: Bluetooth update)
To: None <tech-userlevel@NetBSD.org>
From: der Mouse <mouse@Rodents.Montreal.QC.CA>
Date: 12/18/2005 20:13:36
>> What I don't get is what's wrong with "-requires" and
>> "-required-by". But maybe *I*'m just old and slow.
> I guess that would be equivalent to -r -e -q (etc.),
Only if you insist on parsing that way, and there is nothing compelling
that. I've done lots of programs that accept full-word options with
single-dash introducers and not one of them confuses -foo with -f -o -o
(mutatis mutandis), so I *know* it's not hard to do.
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