On Wed, 12 Oct 2016 15:03:04 +0200, Ingo Schwarze wrote:

> please just commit this patch you sent out back in July.
> The old, verbose style keeps confusing people,
> see for example Jan Stary's recent messages to tech@.
> I guess you just overlooked my OK.
> There was no opposition when you put this on tech@.

Note that this changes the behavior slightly when an option is

    $ logname -z
    logname: unknown option -- z
    usage: logname

    $ logname -z
    usage: logname

Depending on your point of view, this could be considered a feature.
Personally, I prefer the getopt(3) way.

 - todd

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