cvs commit: src/usr.sbin/pkg_install/add main.c pkg_add.1 src/usr.sbin/pkg_install/create main.c pkg_create.1 src/usr.sbin/pkg_install/delete main.c pkg_delete.1 src/usr.sbin/pkg_install/info main.c pkg_info.1 ...

Joerg Sonnenberger joerg at
Sat May 31 18:04:27 UTC 2008

On Fri, May 30, 2008 at 12:58:03PM -0700, Maxim Sobolev wrote:
> I am curious what is our policy on using long options in the base system 
> (if any)? I believe that pkg_install is the first non-contributed base 
> system utility to actually widely use it.

Consider what happens when you want to split -f into different options
that are more selective. Long options are more intuitive than random
letters for that purpose.


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