[Israel.pm] Getopt::Long

Gaal Yahas gaal at forum2.org
Wed Mar 24 01:17:38 PST 2004

On Wed, Mar 24, 2004 at 11:13:02AM +0200, Gaal Yahas wrote:
> > Is Getopt::Long is based on a similar C function ?
> > In the man page of C's getOptions and I see only something like
> > Getopt::Std.
> Not sure what you mean exactly by "based", since Getopt::Long
> doesn't pretend to be a port of anything, but it's pretty similar
> to getopt_long, found among other places in the GNU getopt package,
> and mentioned, unless I'm mistaken, in POSIX.

Then again, the Getopt::Long documentation claim the module "adheres" to
POSIX, and floows GNU extensions, so "based on" *is* appropriate.

Gaal Yahas <gaal at forum2.org>

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