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

Stefano Sabatini stefano.sabatini-lala
Tue Dec 15 00:51:31 CET 2009

On date Monday 2009-12-14 01:28:06 +0100, Michael Niedermayer encoded:
> 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.

So what about to accept at least both -foo and --foo options?
> off cousre factorizing +1 out is fine ...

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