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Re: command line options on the end
On Tue, Jul 30, 2002 at 03:15:09PM -0700, Michael A Chase wrote:
>Allowing options after non-option type arguments is a decision made by
>the authors of each command. There are notable exceptions like gcc,
>but most UNIX programs do not allow them.
I think this is actually a reflection of the fact that we're not using
GNU getopt. The getopt in libcygwin.a apparently defaults to the
old-fashioned UNIX behavior.
Patches gratefully etcetera.
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