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Re: what to use in g++ instead of GetOpt?
- From: Randall R Schulz <rrschulz at cris dot com>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Sat, 21 Dec 2002 20:00:39 -0800
- Subject: Re: what to use in g++ instead of GetOpt?
Hello there, Edward, if that is your real name.
Here's how it is, Ed...
Real Programmers (tm) code to the bare metal. They don't use no stinkin'
libraries. If you can't decode your command line arguments without some
"support library" (a concept closely related to "support hose"), the Guild
of Real Programmers recommends a nice job in investment banking where
you'll never trouble your little head and the most damage you can do is to
induce abject poverty and homelessness among the thousands of people who
don't know about the only law that matters: Caveat Emptor.
I hope you found this little lecture informative, enlightening and
Good luck with those command line arguments.
Disclaimer: The author of this humorous missive writes mostly Java code
these days, and hence would not know a Real Programmer if one had a heart
attack right in front of him.
At 18:51 2002-12-21, Ed wrote:
In the old days of libg++ there was something called GetOpt to help
parse command line options. In these days of stdlibc++ it seems to be
What are well-dressed C++ programmers using to parse their command
lines these days?
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