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Re: PATCH: options for cd and other animals

Peter Stephenson wrote:
> Here's a tenative patch to rationalise the option handling for cd, as
> well as generally making the code more sane.

Both patches now committed, since there seemed to be no objections.

I resisted the temptation to tweak the comments when committing, since
at least one esteemed colleague in California has already applied the
patch, but the following should probably be recorded.

Index: Src/builtin.c
RCS file: /cvsroot/zsh/zsh/Src/builtin.c,v
retrieving revision 1.83
diff -u -r1.83 builtin.c
--- Src/builtin.c	3 Sep 2002 09:33:37 -0000	1.83
+++ Src/builtin.c	3 Sep 2002 09:37:29 -0000
@@ -303,7 +303,15 @@
-		/* unrecognised options to echo etc. are not really options */
+		/*
+		 * Unrecognised options to echo etc. are not really
+		 * options.
+		 *
+		 * Note this flag is not smart enough to handle option
+		 * arguments.  In fact, ideally it shouldn't be added
+		 * to any new builtins, to preserve standard option
+		 * handling as much as possible.
+		*/
 		if (flags & BINF_SKIPINVALID) {
 		    char *p = arg;
 		    if (optstr)

Peter Stephenson <pws@xxxxxxx>                  Software Engineer
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