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bug#20514: Patch to tie --help and --version behavior to POSIXLY_CORRECT

From: Shawn McMahon
Subject: bug#20514: Patch to tie --help and --version behavior to POSIXLY_CORRECT
Date: Wed, 6 May 2015 12:42:39 -0400

On Wed, May 6, 2015 at 12:36 PM, Eric Blake <address@hidden> wrote:

Another argument against the change: This proposal would only affect
/bin/test (or 'env test', or other constructs that force resolution
through PATH).  However, most shells have 'test' as a builtin, so it
will NOT impact those instances.  Having coreutils needlessly differ
from other implementations is undesirable.  If you can first get 'bash'
patched to do this, you might have a stronger argument, but bash is one
of those programs where the mere act of setting POSIXLY_CORRECT in the
environment changes a lot about how bash behaves.

bash is actually worse, since "[ --help"  doesn't work with the builtin. But agreed on your point.

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