perlbug should do something useful when passed --help #15699
Created by @kentfredric
I have a recurring problem where I, due to using perlbug incredibly
And every time, I forget that "--help" does not do what I think it
And I then have to ^C, and run "perlbug -h" instead.
Ideally perlbug should do *something* with --help ( and in general
On Sun, 06 Nov 2016 19:08:58 GMT, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
perlbug is simply a Perl 5 program which uses core distribution Getopt::Std to implement single-hyphen, single-letter (for the most part) command-line switches. So revising it would not be a major effort.
However, since perlbug has been in core since at least November 1995, it's likely that there are people with strong opinions about it.
Perhaps it would move the discussion forward if you (or someone) wrote up a proposal for the changes recommended above and beyond simply implementing a double-hyphen switch for 'help'.
Thank you very much.
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