Re: [dev] [dmenu] versioning and patching

From: Eric Pruitt <>
Date: Mon, 14 Mar 2016 19:25:22 -0700

On Mon, Mar 14, 2016 at 08:12:17PM -0600, Anthony J. Bentley wrote:
> Boruch Baum writes:
> > 1] I want to request that dmenu produce 'correct' output for its
> > --version command. Currently, the ouput is identical to --help ouput and
> > gives no version information at all.
> --help and --version give the same output because they're both
> invalid options.

With the possible exception of ubase, do any of the suckless projects
support (GNU?) long options? A lot of suckless projects aim to be
portable and use a modified version of plan9's arg.h to parse arguments
which means there's no support for long options.

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