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Re: [bug-inetutils] ping, --count=NUMBER

From: Alfred M. Szmidt
Subject: Re: [bug-inetutils] ping, --count=NUMBER
Date: Thu, 21 May 2009 07:48:27 -0400

   > While this is a good middle ground, I am not 100% convinced, I
   > still feel that breaking `-c N' is OK.  The immediate problem I
   > see is if we decide to remove -C at a future date, it will break
   > more than this change.  But I'll sleep on it.
   > What are your thoughts on a BSD_ME_HARDER enviroment variable?
   > We could leave it on by default, and if you set it to nil, then
   > you would get GNUish behaviour.

   What problem are you trying to solve with all of this?

So that I can flip a variable depending on my mood when I feel BSDish,
or not.

It would also allow us to have a specific `This Is BSD Behaviour!"

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