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Re: Joliet name length in amd64 netinst versus DVD-2

On Sat, Feb 10, 2018 at 12:58:55PM +0100, Thomas Schmitt wrote:
>looking at 
>  https://salsa.debian.org/images-team/debian-cd/commit/6112370e0abf29018a5346467aaf27cf7cb8ba91
>  "Ensure that in all places where we use -J we also use --joliet-long"
>i wonder whether it is wise to rely on the undocumented double-dash tolerance
>of xorrisofs and genisoimage. Both manuals have the option with a single dash.
>As for xorrisofs, you can indeed rely on the effect of an internal function
>in xorriso/emulators.c :
>  /* Strip surplus dash from known single-dash long options */
>  int Xorriso_genisofs_strip_dash(...
>As for genisoimage, you are the expert yourself.

You're right - I've got too used to the relaxed handling in
xorriso. Fixed now...

Steve McIntyre, Cambridge, UK.                                steve@einval.com
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