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

From: Pádraig Brady
Subject: Re: FYI: wc accepts a new option --files0-from=FILE, ...
Date: Tue, 27 Jun 2006 11:17:20 +0100
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Jim Meyering wrote:
> 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:
>>>+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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