https://issues.apache.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=52144

--- Comment #6 from Glenn Adams <gad...@apache.org> 2012-04-24 05:45:48 UTC ---
(In reply to comment #4)
> (In reply to comment #3)
> > (In reply to comment #2)
> > > Jeffrey Walton raises a good point here. The -v switch on most programs 
> > > just
> > > outputs the version information. Why does FOP insist on having an input 
> > > file in
> > > this case and outputting usage and an error. I believe this is 
> > > inconsistent and
> > > confusing for the user. We should consider changing this behaviour.
> > 
> > I didn't see it from that perspective, so I agree with you.
> 
> any progress on this pascal? should be a simple fix... i would suggest the
> following behavior:
> 
> (1) if -v present but no input file, then just output version and exit
> (2) if -v present and input file specified, then output version then attempt 
> to
> process input file

pascal?

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