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Re: cvs-buildpackage with fakeroot

On Sun, Aug 15, 1999 at 02:04:46PM +0200, Richard Braakman wrote:
> I personally think it would be much better if fakeroot stopped parsing
> options after finding "command", like rsh and ssh do, and like nearly
> all utilities do after finding a "filename", but that may be a matter
> of taste.

Every program that uses GNU getopt will automatically handle all options
regardless of where in the command line they are found - except of course
any after a "--".  This is a documented feature and can be bypassed by
setting the POSIXLY_CORRECT environment variable.

So, most utilities don't do what you describe by default.

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