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Re: non coherent options, switches and descriptions
On Tue, Jan 15, 2002 at 05:12:46PM +0000, Nick Clifton wrote:
> > $ gcc -V
> > gcc: argument to `-V' is missing
> There is no real way around this one. Most of the binutils use -v to
> mean "enable verbose" and -V to mean "display version". The fact that
> gcc has a different interpretation of these two options is just one of
> those things.
There was general agreement, some time ago, that -V's current effect
was basically useless; perhaps it could be replaced by the binutils