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[Bug-gnulib] Re: [Bug-tar] argp and gettext

From: Bruno Haible
Subject: [Bug-gnulib] Re: [Bug-tar] argp and gettext
Date: Mon, 13 Sep 2004 14:41:09 +0200
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Sergey Poznyakoff wrote:
> OPTION_DOC options are handled in a different manner:
> their `name' field is not supposed to be an option name, it serves
> as a sort of `label'.

And what if the program doesn't want a "label"? If tar.c sets the name
to NULL, argp crashes. If tar.c sets the name to "", argp fetches the
header entry. tar.c could set the name to " ", but that looks like a
gross hack.


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