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Re: Call for objections: deprecate postmaster -o switch?

From: Peter Eisentraut <peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net>
To: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>, <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Call for objections: deprecate postmaster -o switch?
Date: 2001-11-25 22:31:06
Message-ID: Pine.LNX.4.30.0111252254500.609-100000@peter.localdomain (view raw or flat)
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Tom Lane writes:

> --sort-mem works, period.  Read the code.
>
> That part of the docs is in error, evidently.

No it's not, unfortunately.  BSD versions of getopt, including the one we
ship as replacement, have a bug that considers any argument that starts
with '--' to be equivalent with '--' (which means end of options).

-- 
Peter Eisentraut   peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net


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