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Re: lib/55350: NetBSD does not have getopt_long_only(3)
The following reply was made to PR lib/55350; it has been noted by GNATS.
From: Chris Hanson <cmhanson%eschatologist.net@localhost>
To: Joerg Sonnenberger <joerg%bec.de@localhost>
Cc: Jason Thorpe <thorpej%me.com@localhost>,
Subject: Re: lib/55350: NetBSD does not have getopt_long_only(3)
Date: Fri, 5 Jun 2020 17:29:11 -0700
On Jun 5, 2020, at 5:24 PM, Joerg Sonnenberger <joerg%bec.de@localhost> wrote:
> On Fri, Jun 05, 2020 at 04:16:37PM -0700, Jason Thorpe wrote:
>>> On Jun 5, 2020, at 3:20 PM, Kamil Rytarowski <kamil%netbsd.org@localhost> =
>>> Last time I worked on it, there was a decision to not implement it.
>> If it's for broader compatibility, why would we not provide it? =
> It's only used by certain GNU programs with a horrible inconsistent =
> Using it can be considered a huge bug in the program. It really
> shouldn't be added.
Not just GNU programs; I encountered the lack of this building SoapyDSR.
Is it reasonable to demand these programs change in order to run? =
FreeBSD and macOS don=E2=80=99t seem to think so.
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