Re: cvs-buildpackage with fakeroot
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- Subject: Re: cvs-buildpackage with fakeroot
- From: Antti-Juhani Kaijanaho <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Date: Sun, 15 Aug 1999 15:41:22 +0300
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- In-reply-to: <E11Fz1q-0004zv-00@night>; from Richard Braakman on Sun, Aug 15, 1999 at 02:04:46PM +0200
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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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