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Re: Default behaviour of 'ifconfig'
On 12/03/2010 07:56 PM, D'Arcy J.M. Cain wrote:
On Fri, 3 Dec 2010 13:49:45 -0500 (EST)
der Mouse<mouse%Rodents-Montreal.ORG@localhost> wrote:
I normally use -_ when I want a deliberately erroneous flag to provoke
a usage message. I don't know of any shell under which that needs
Better yet, just don't put any arguments at all.
Oh, wait. That's where we came in to this discussion. :-)
Seriously, that's why I like the behaviour of commands like this that
give a usage message when I don't type any arguments. That way I can
run the command, look at the usage then hit the up arrow and add my
arguments without having to backspace.
so.... does it apply to all commands?
usage: ls [-ABCFGHILPRSTUWZabcdfghiklmnopqrstuwx1] [-D format] [file ...]
...which means that I would like to be able to use ifconfig without args
as in Linux,
just because I'm lazy typing.
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