[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] Make ff* recognize ------long-gnu-options

Michael Niedermayer michaelni
Mon Dec 14 01:28:06 CET 2009

On Sun, Dec 13, 2009 at 07:00:48PM +0100, Stefano Sabatini wrote:
> Hi, I don't know if skipping an undeterminated number of '-' is a
> misfeature but was easy to implement and I find it quite funny to run
> ffmpeg ------------------help, we can reduce the number of skipped '-'
> to 2 if requested.
> Patches attached.

I agree that this is funny but i think it does little good ...
it could confuse people and scripts could become dependant on it and then
we cant even remove it wihout pissing people off.

off cousre factorizing +1 out is fine ...

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