getopts....

Christopher Faylor cgf@redhat.com
Wed Jun 6 12:46:00 GMT 2001


On Tue, Jun 05, 2001 at 10:39:29AM +0100, David Starks-Browning wrote:
>On Tuesday 5 Jun 01, Gerrit P. Haase writes:
>> angelena.jasny@boq.com.au schrieb am 2001-06-05, 11:42:
>> 
>> > Hi,
>> > I have read the FAQ - is there any chance of getting a full "sh" that includes
>> 
>> Wow, isn't this in the FAQ?
>> 
>> > getopts and other useful scripting mechanisms?
>> 
>> Yes, but you need to build it for yourself.
>> Look at your favorite mirror for:
>> ftp://your.mirror.here/..../cygwin/latest/common/common-src.tar.gz
>> ftp://your.mirror.here/..../cygwin/latest/ash/ash-20010425-src.tar.gz
>> 
>> Unpack common in an empty dir, this will create a subdir 'src'.
>> 
>> $ cd src
>> 
>> unpack ash here.
>> modify: ash/builtins.def to include: getoptscmd 	getopts
>> instead of: getoptscmd -j	getopts
>> ...
>
>That part is not in the FAQ.  I was not aware of this possibility.  Is
>it worth adding?

No.  This is an unsupported use of ash.  I don't want to start a lot of
bug reports from people who are building their own version of the tools.

cgf

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