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[Bug 1448] Report wrong command-line options

 

 

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Mar 8, 2012, 4:33 PM

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[Bug 1448] Report wrong command-line options

https://bugzilla.mindrot.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1448

Damien Miller <djm [at] mindrot> changed:

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CC| |djm [at] mindrot
Status|NEW |RESOLVED
Resolution| |WONTFIX

--- Comment #2 from Damien Miller <djm [at] mindrot> 2012-03-09 11:33:49 EST ---
scp does report unknown options:

$ scp -X a: b:
scp: illegal option -- X
usage: scp [-12346BCpqrv] [-c cipher] [-F ssh_config] [-i
identity_file]
[-l limit] [-o ssh_option] [-P port] [-S program]
[[user@]host1:]file1 ... [[user@]host2:]file2

It also reports --options options on OpenBSD:

$ scp --blah a: b:
scp: illegal option -- -
usage: scp [-12346BCpqrv] [-c cipher] [-F ssh_config] [-i
identity_file]
[-l limit] [-o ssh_option] [-P port] [-S program]
[[user@]host1:]file1 ... [[user@]host2:]file2

I think what is happening that GNU getopt is swallowing the long
options before scp sees them. There isn't much scp could do here except
perhaps avoid the system getopt() for its own and I don't think this is
worth it.

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Mar 12, 2012, 1:58 AM

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[Bug 1448] Report wrong command-line options [In reply to]

https://bugzilla.mindrot.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1448

bonniot [at] gmail changed:

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--- Comment #3 from bonniot [at] gmail 2012-03-12 19:58:51 EST ---
I don't know scp interracts with getopt. But it seems to me that either
getopt offers a way to know that that long option was given, and scp
could fail/warn if it does not know the option. Or getopt does not
allow that, and a bug report/feature request is in order.

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