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Re: FYI: wc accepts a new option --files0-from=FILE, ...

From: Jim Meyering
Subject: Re: FYI: wc accepts a new option --files0-from=FILE, ...
Date: Mon, 26 Jun 2006 17:35:04 +0200

address@hidden (Bob Proulx) wrote:
> Jim Meyering wrote:
>> The description of wc's --files0-from is nearly identical
>> to that of du.  I've added an example:
>> ...
>> address@hidden
>> +find . -name '*.[ch]' -print0 | ./wc -L --files=- | tail -n1
>> address@hidden example
> Here you are using the substring abbreviation --files for
> --files0-from.  Which is fine.  But what if someday the --files-from
> option is added?  My preference would be to make the example be unique
> in that case too and to use at least --files0=- there.

Good point.
I've spelled it out:

        * coreutils.texi (wc invocation): Spell out `--files0-from' in
        the example. Suggestion from Bob Proulx.

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