Junio C Hamano <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> Johannes Schindelin <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes:
> >> True.  My bad old habit.
> >
> > An elegant method to do that:
> >
> > case --some-long-option in "$1"*) ..; esac
> You are almost correct, but you need to realize that I generate
> that long "case -s|--s|--so|--som|..." chain using a script that
> takes all potential option names as its arguments, and makes
> case arms that contain only unambiguous ones, so that I can
> handle --some-long-option and --some-other-long-option sensibly.

My head spins....

Isn't it easier to just use getopt(1)?

> Also you forgot to grok --some-option-with-args=* in your
> version ;-).

Please stop! I'm dizzy already!
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