Zdenek Kotala wrote:
Tom Lane napsal(a):
Zdenek Kotala <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes:
I attach fix for --help output. I replaced --NAME... with -NAME and
add some example. getopt parse -- as a end of options and rest of
line is not parsed.
Surely this is outright wrong. Or if you do have a getopt that acts
that way, the bug is that we are using it rather than one that acts
the way we want.
Ah, sorry it really does not work.
However, I get following error on Solaris:
bash-3.2$ /usr/postgres/8.2/bin/postgres -D /tmp/db --share_buffers=16000
/usr/postgres/8.2/bin/postgres: illegal option -- share_buffers=16000
Try "postgres --help" for more information.
but following command works fine:
/usr/postgres/8.2/bin/postgres -D /tmp/db -c shared_buffers=16000
By my opinion problem is in getopt which interprets -- as a end of
It maybe work on linux but I think it is not portable solution.
-- on its own might indicate the end of arguments, but that's quite
different from --foo=bar. Guideline 10 of the above surely only refers
to -- as an entire argument, not to -- as the first two characters of an
argument. If your getopt treats *any* -- as the end of options then I
think it is broken (complain to your vendor ;-) ). And the answer is
known - use the one we have in src/port.
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