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Re: lynx-dev OK "lynx -v"; ERROR: "lynx -v > foo.out"; WHY?

From: Thomas Dickey
Subject: Re: lynx-dev OK "lynx -v"; ERROR: "lynx -v > foo.out"; WHY?
Date: Thu, 5 Sep 2002 15:32:42 -0400
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On Thu, Sep 05, 2002 at 08:44:24AM -0400, Stef Caunter wrote:
> This thread discussing unix options, which AFAIK relies on the getopts
> function, is like interpretation of poll results; important to partisans,
> irrelevant to the franchised, and reliable only when taken in complete
> context.

lynx does not use getopt()
> I'm with Combs: stderr should not confuse an experienced user. Does the
> stderr message that -v is an invalid option actually come from within lynx'
> code?

probably.  That's the correct behavior.

Thomas E. Dickey <address@hidden>

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