[BusyBox] Re: busybox-cvs Digest, Vol 29, Issue 4
rob at landley.net
Tue Aug 2 15:21:28 UTC 2005
On Tuesday 02 August 2005 08:29, Paul Fox wrote:
> archives and the bug system. rob recently got a whole bunch
> of energy (and a new laptop, i think :-), and started going
A new laptop with a World of Warcraft partition, which alas has caused
innumerable delays in my busybox hacking.
That said, I've been banging on umount all night, and found huge cans of worms
I forgot I left unifinshed. (Sigh...)
1.0.1-rc2 is blocked behind getting the mount rewrite in, unless somebody else
wants to take a stab at it first...
> > > + /* there is no way for bb_getopt_ulflags() to
> > > + * return us the argument string for long options
> > > + * which don't have a short option equivalent.
> > Its False. Have way: using non printable short option.
> yes, you and i talked about this before, and i remember your
> solution. i consider it unacceptable to write programs which
> have hidden unexpected features on the command line. if the
> option processing api changes, i'm happy to change the ls code to
> use it.
Relying on non-printable characters to never be input or output tends to
combine really really badly with internationalization. (Of course nobody
should call cat -^H anyway, but still. Ugly.)
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