Using getopts to parse a commend line to a bash script I can read
one-letter options ( -o) but not long option names ( --option-name). Can
this be done? Perhaps a case for an option of "-" and then a case
construct on $OPTARG to catch the actual option but this requires a manual
reading of the next commandline arg and and increment of OTPIND to avoid
breaking the (continuing) getopts loop. There's gotta be a better way eh?
Please cc me for now as the list isn't getting through to me this weekend.
Conor Daly <conor.daly at oceanfree.net>
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