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Re: argp OPTION_ARG_OPTIONAL and -short options

From: Ulrich Drepper
Subject: Re: argp OPTION_ARG_OPTIONAL and -short options
Date: 07 Oct 2001 13:09:26 -0700
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"J. Jones" <address@hidden> writes:

> The "short option" equivalents of options that accept an optional
> argument don't seem to behave properly.  If the argument to --option is
> required, then both -ofoo and -o foo return "foo" as the argument.  If
> the argument is defined as optional, only -ofoo will return "foo" as the
> argument.

This is what has to happen.  How should the getopt/argp functions
otherwise recognize an optional argument?

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