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Re: Option handling in grub-mkconfig

From: Vladimir 'φ-coder/phcoder' Serbinenko
Subject: Re: Option handling in grub-mkconfig
Date: Fri, 21 May 2010 20:20:04 +0200
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Colin Watson wrote:
> On Fri, May 21, 2010 at 02:19:36PM +0200, Grégoire Sutre wrote:
>> Thanks for the patch, it works fine.  I'm just wondering: Is keeping
>> `-o' worth the extra complication?
> I think so.  It's probably stuck in a number of people's heads by now.
> If we want to simplify things, we should use something like getopt(1) as
> I think I proposed a while back, although that's not entirely without
> its problems.
What are the problems with getopt? Cross-vendor compatibility? Can it be
alleviated the gnulib way?
>   TBH I don't think the complication here is a big deal;
> it's just one option and it doesn't change often.

Vladimir 'φ-coder/phcoder' Serbinenko

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