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GNU Gengetopt 2.3

From: Lorenzo Bettini
Subject: GNU Gengetopt 2.3
Date: Wed, 02 May 2001 16:11:51 +0200

GNU Gengetopt 2.3 has been released.  It is available from and mirrors of that site (see list of
mirror sites at

GNU Gengetopt generates a C function that uses getopt_long function 
to parse the command line options, validate them and fill a

Changes in this version:

   * --no-handle-help and --no-handle-version option added, so that 
     --help|-h and --version|-V can be explicitly handled (for
      instance for printing a copyright notice, as suggested by 
      Vladimir Tamara <address@hidden>). 
   * PURPOSE added to specify in the .ggo file the purpose of the
     (thanks to Berthold Höllmann <address@hidden>).
   * generated print_version and print_help are not static so they can 
     be called also in the program and they are prefixed with the
     name of the generated function, so that more than one parser can be 
   * test the presence of alloca function in standard library 
     (reported by Aldo D. Longhi <address@hidden>). 
   * test suite added (type make check, to run the tests).

Visit the Gengetopt home page at

Bug reports should go to address@hidden


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