Why do people screw around with basic command options?

Gordon Marx gcmarx at gmail.com
Thu Aug 24 17:04:46 EDT 2006

On 24/08/06, John Abreau <john.abreau at zuken.com> wrote:
> > IIRC GNU is m,aking an effort to make all the command line option
> > compliant w/one of the POSIX standards. They broke tail as well.
> So basically I would have to downgrade coreutils to before they started
> breaking things, and then configure yum to never upgrade coreutils?

If you're relying on a non-standards-enforced behavior, wouldn't you
expect to have something like this happen?

Gordon Marx
gcmarx at gmail.com

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