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Re: [bug-inetutils] Add --queries option to traceroute

From: Alfred M. Szmidt
Subject: Re: [bug-inetutils] Add --queries option to traceroute
Date: Thu, 17 Apr 2008 03:12:51 -0400

   > How is the option different from --tries?  As far as I see it, this
   >  patch only renames queries to tries, and adds the new option
   >  --queries, and I think --tries is much clearer; we can provide
   >  --queries/-q for compatibility, but in the code, and the prefered
   >  option should be --tries IM(NS?)HO.

   After looking at more than a couple of other flavours, I found -q to
   be the option for this. I don't know if introducing new switches and
   aliases for them in our not-so-popular-yet implementation makes sense
   or not.

We can have a alias for -q, and skip --queries.

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