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Re: cmd line stuff (was: CVS update: ...)

From: Greg Hudson <ghudson_at_MIT.EDU>
Date: 2000-10-18 05:23:30 CEST

> Are you sure you'll never want to introduce a new global option?

Not sure at all.

> We could easily do what you suggest for the first version, but if we
> subsequently wanted to introduce new global options, we'd have to
> find letters for them that weren't used by any command anywhere, no?

And if there were no such letters, we'd have to make it a long option
with no short form.

I still think it's terrible that CVS options can mean totally
different things depending on whether they come before or after the
command, and I don't think we want to repeat that mistake.
Received on Sat Oct 21 14:36:11 2006

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