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Re: libc : getopt.h/unistd.h : getopt : bug in optstring?
- From: Christopher Faylor <cgf at redhat dot com>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Wed, 31 Jul 2002 00:02:19 -0400
- Subject: Re: libc : getopt.h/unistd.h : getopt : bug in optstring?
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- Reply-to: cygwin at cygwin dot com
On Sun, Jul 28, 2002 at 07:20:19PM +0200, Thomas Hieck wrote:
>I tried to use '-' as first character in optstring.
> while( (option = getopt(argc, argv , "-ov:ht")) != -1)
>This should handle the the non-option argv-elements as if it were
>arguments with character code 1.
>It works fine, but not in Cygwin. The Cygwin version of getopt ignores
>this flag :-/
AFAICT, this is a GNU getopt specific feature. Cygwin doesn't use GNU
If you want to send a patch to get this working with cygwin, however,
we'll cheerfully accept it.
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