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From Stas Bekman <>
Subject Re: -one-process configuration option
Date Wed, 22 Sep 2004 23:31:53 GMT
Geoffrey Young wrote:
> Stas Bekman wrote:
>>>+                      save no-httpd one-process);
>>may be it's better to use _ instead of - in the option names, so one
>>doesn't need to quote them in the code. -no_httpd, -one_process. It's
>>especially nice for -one_process, since it's the same as -DONE_PROCESS.
>>Consistency is good :)
> drat, I didn't read this in time.  sorry.
> I suppose we can do that, but it would mean changing all of these:
>   -no-httpd      run the tests without configuring or starting httpd
>   -one-process   run the server in single process mode
>   -run-tests     run the tests
>   -start-httpd   start the test server
>   -stop-httpd    stop the test server
> while -no-httpd isn't that big of a deal since it's new, -run-tests,
> -start-httpd, and -stop-httpd might be a bigger issue.  well, issue is kinda
> strong, but you get the idea...

ah, I forgot that we had others as well. So never mind.

> odd that legacy TestConfig arguments all have underscores, while TestRun
> arguments have dashes.  maybe it's to remind you that TestConfig uses "-apxs
> /foo/apxs" (no equals) while TestRun uses "-debug=ddd" (equals).  yet
> another fine example of consistency in this codebase ;)

Consistency above all :)

p.s. that config vs run options syntax difference is certainly confusing

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