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Re: standards/14702 (xargs man page lies)
The following reply was made to PR standards/14702; it has been noted by GNATS.
From: christos%zoulas.com@localhost (Christos Zoulas)
To: gnats-bugs%NetBSD.org@localhost, kleink%NetBSD.org@localhost,
Subject: Re: standards/14702 (xargs man page lies)
Date: Sun, 13 Jul 2014 21:35:50 -0400
On Jul 13, 9:25pm, dholland-bugs%netbsd.org@localhost (David Holland) wrote:
-- Subject: Re: standards/14702 (xargs man page lies)
| What about -i, -l, and -e (see the PR)?
These predate -I -L and -E (the POSIX versions) and are documented to
be obsolete in the linux man page. Although our getopt supports optional
arguments now, it is not worth it in my opinion to emulate obsolete behavior.
This PR is another proof to my theorem: Wait long enough and every problem
gets magically fixed.
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