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Re: bug in dirname loadable?


From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: bug in dirname loadable?
Date: Wed, 26 Dec 2018 12:35:31 -0500
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On 12/24/18 10:35 PM, Peng Yu wrote:
> dirname loadable gives the following error. I think the coreutils'
> direname's convention is better. Should it be considered as a bug to
> fix?
> 
> $ dirname -- -a
> dirname: usage: dirname string
> $(type -P dirname) -- -a
> .

Yes, dirname should skip over a `--' denoting the end of options. Thanks
for the report.

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