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Re: lib/55350: NetBSD does not have getopt_long_only(3)

On Jun 5, 2020, at 5:24 PM, Joerg Sonnenberger <> wrote:
> On Fri, Jun 05, 2020 at 04:16:37PM -0700, Jason Thorpe wrote:
>>> On Jun 5, 2020, at 3:20 PM, Kamil Rytarowski <> wrote:
>>> 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?  Seems ridiculous.
> It's only used by certain GNU programs with a horrible inconsistent CLI.
> 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’t seem to think so.

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