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Re: [Bug-ocrad] ocrad: [PATCH] move --help and --verbose options like in

From: Antonio Diaz Diaz
Subject: Re: [Bug-ocrad] ocrad: [PATCH] move --help and --verbose options like in other GNU programs
Date: Fri, 05 Nov 2010 18:33:21 +0100
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Hello Jari,

Jari Aalto wrote:
The following Debian pactches:


move the --help and --verbose options to the and as exhibited in other
GNU programs, like cp(1):

Sorry but I think --help (showing the user how to reproduce that useful help page) should be the first option listed. Just try "gcc --help".

Perhaps you could send a patch to the coreutils mailing list asking them to move the --help and --verbose options to the beginning.

I also disagree with your relocation of the only-for-developers-debug options. They are intended to be grouped at the end.


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