Control: forwarded -1 https://rt.cpan.org/Ticket/Display.html?id=124421
On Sun, Dec 24, 2017 at 09:36:59PM +0100, Peter De Wachter wrote: > Hello Dominic, > > [Resending with bugs.debian.org in Cc] > > I feel that in Debian the expected behavior is that options and other > arguments can be mixed. Sure, no program bothers explicitly > documenting that, but why would they? It's simply the normal behavior > of glibc's getopt(3) after all. Programs that don't allow this are > exceptions. > > Given that the previous version of rename allowed this and given that > it's expected behavior on Debian, I feel that this is a valid bug. > > If on the other hand you really don't want to support this, I feel > it's necessary to give an explicit error message in this situation > ("fatal: option -n must come before non-option arguments"). Hi, It's a fair point. I've proposed a change upstream: https://rt.cpan.org/Ticket/Display.html?id=124421 Cheers, Dominic.