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Re: (ITS#3653) ldapsearch -b option doesn't work if there isn't a space
At 10:27 PM 4/11/2005, email@example.com wrote:
>The behavior you see depends on the shell, that tricks getopt into
>believing the argument to -b is the one after the "-b''";
Or its just that the version of getopt(3) used is playing non-POSIX
compatible games. GNU getopt(3) does this. There is an env variable
one can set to disable the non-POSIX behavior. Anyways, its not an
OpenLDAP Software bug.
>in fact, for
>the shell, -b'' and -b are exactly the same, i.e. a string made of two
>chars: a dash ("-") and a "b". The documented usage" -b '' ", on the
>contrary, makes the empty string '' a separate arg.