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From Ben Laurie <>
Subject Re: cvs commit: apache-2.0/mpm/src/main http_config.c http_main.c
Date Sun, 11 Jul 1999 18:28:02 GMT
Brian Havard wrote:
> On Sun, 11 Jul 1999 17:29:23 +0100, Ben Laurie wrote:
> >Brian Havard wrote:
> >>
> >> I don't know about anyone else but my getopt doesn't have this optreset. Is
> >> it important?
> >
> >Well, if I'm going to preserve the original behaviour as much as I can,
> >yes. The reason being that hooks are defined early on, but I need
> >-DSHOW_HOOKS before they are, but there's also a pre-command-line hook
> >that has to come _after_ hooks have been hooked (obviously).
> >
> >Is there a way to reset getopt at all on OS/2?
> To quote the man page: "To reinitialize getopt(), that is, to restart parsing
> options, set optind to zero."

Well, that's fun. On platforms with optreset, you have to set optind to
1. Sigh.

> And I don't think it's just OS/2. My (admittedly rather old) linux machine
> doesn't mention optreset on its man page either. Just

And it is resettable, too?

So, do we go for an os_reset_getopt()? Or some other method?




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