[Top][All Lists]

[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

Re: [Gnu-arch-users] [BUG] tla dosen't handle '--' as end of option argu

From: Yann Droneaud
Subject: Re: [Gnu-arch-users] [BUG] tla dosen't handle '--' as end of option argument
Date: Tue, 14 Sep 2004 18:29:23 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.1006 (Gnus v5.10.6) Emacs/21.3 (gnu/linux)

"Tobias C. Rittweiler" <address@hidden> writes:

> On Monday, September 13, 2004 at 12:01:35 AM, 
>     Tom Lord <address@hidden> wrote:
>>     > From: "Tobias C. Rittweiler" <address@hidden>
>>     > On Sunday, September 12, 2004 at 12:30:17 AM, 
>>     >     Yann Droneaud <address@hidden> wrote:
>>     > > (And a '--file-list' without argument or '--file-list -' that read
>>     > > standard input could be handy too: i will try to propose a patch for
>>     > > that ).
>>     > Some systems provide a /dev/stdio device which you can use for that.
>>     > It's non-portable though.
>> Such conventions can be layered portably on minimal Posix by using the
>> file namespace hacks in the vu_ modules.
> Actually, my intention was to say that there may be a kludge good enough
> for Yann's purpose as long as he doesn't require any real portability
> (like for homebrewn scripts), so that he doesn't necessarily need to
> hack tla.

currenlty I don't have any special needs for it.

But wrappers could benefit from this to directly pipe file list to tla
without to worry about the creation of a temporary files or,  
if using '--',  any command line limitation such as odd filename,
shell escaping, line length and argument count.

Yann Droneaud (aka Meuh) <address@hidden> |
Une vache perdue sur Internet | A cow lost in the Internet
1024D/BEA43321   5D91 B5B0 5137 B8FE 6882  FE19 CAA0 6F05 BEA4 3321

reply via email to

[Prev in Thread] Current Thread [Next in Thread]