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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 10:36:26 -0400

   > 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.

   I don't quite understand its semantics.  E.g. what will
   BSD_ME_HARDER=0 and BSD_ME_HARDER=1 mean? And what is the default,
   when BSD_ME_HARDER is undefined (i.e. what you call "GNUish

It would work the same way as POSIXLY_CORRECLY.

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