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Avoid splitting on initial hyphens in --foo-bar #14

mgeisler opened this issue Jan 16, 2017 · 0 comments


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commented Jan 16, 2017

We should only split on hyphens surrounded by non-hyphens or perhaps surrounded by word-characters.

@mgeisler mgeisler added the bug label Jan 16, 2017

mgeisler added a commit that referenced this issue Jan 19, 2017

split_word: avoid splitting "--"
A single or double hyphen in the beginning of a word is not a valid

Double hyphens often appear with in texts about long command-line
options such as --dry-run or --ignore-backups.

Fixes #14.

@mgeisler mgeisler closed this in #17 Jan 21, 2017

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