[Chicago-talk] alternatives to Getopt::Long

Mike Fragassi frag at ripco.com
Sun May 9 14:45:44 CDT 2004

On Sat, 8 May 2004, Steven Lembark wrote:

> >> There is now way for it to know that "a b c" is an argument.
> >
> > But why not?  You can already do
> Show me a *NIX shell that does not split its arguments
> on whitespace. If you run the perl code on it then your
> arguments won't be separated in @ARGV.

The point is not to prevent @AGRV from being split on \s+, the point is
that the @ARGV processor could assign multiple values to the designated
array until it reaches the next switch.

-- Mike F.

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