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Re: timeout --help --help

From: Pádraig Brady
Subject: Re: timeout --help --help
Date: Mon, 22 Mar 2010 15:34:51 +0000
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On 22/03/10 15:29, Eric Blake wrote:
> On 03/22/2010 04:18 AM, Pádraig Brady wrote:
>> True, '+' negates that argument.
>> So perhaps parse_long_options is just a shortcut for commands
>> that don't have to process their own options?
> Yes, that's my understanding.
>> That suggests that chroot and timeout at least should be
>> modified as you suggest.  I still think I'm missing something though?
> I don't think you're missing anything.  Because timeout takes options in
> addition to --help/--version, it does not need to use
> parse_long_options, but should do everything itself.

OK thanks for the clarification.

I'll push Kim's patch and do the other cleanups.


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