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Re: patch update

On Fri, Aug 29, 2008 at 05:58:18PM +0200, Alan Barrett wrote:
> Oh, I see.  I am not sure that introducing a new -z option (which is not
> in SUSv3) is the right thing.  Why not just leave --suffix as a long
> option that does not have a corresponding short option?  I see that GNU
> patch also uses "-z" in this way, so I don't object to it, even though
> it's not clear to me that it's the right thing to do.

I agree that new code should just use --suffix. I'm not the person who
decided to add -z :)


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