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Re: --help should not require --srcdir

From: Sam Steingold
Subject: Re: --help should not require --srcdir
Date: Thu, 28 Jul 2011 14:13:47 -0400
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> * Eric Blake <address@hidden> [2011-07-28 11:35:30 -0600]:
>> However, there is no reason for any program to report an error when
>> given the --help switch, no matter where the program is located.
> Yes there is, if the program can do nothing useful in its current
> location.

try "ls --help" in an unreadable directory.
it will print help, not report an error saying that the current
directory is not readable.

Sam Steingold ( on CentOS release 5.6 (Final) X 
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