Subject: Re: [Boost-build] Trying bjam --help
From: Vladimir Prus (ghost_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-12-02 09:42:40
On Thursday, December 02, 2010 19:43:55 Roman Neuhauser wrote:
> # watanabesj_at_[hidden] / 2010-12-01 14:54:47 -0800:
> > bjam --help prints help about Boost.Build and project specific help.
> > Thus, it has to find Boost.Build. If you want help on bjam itself,
> > use bjam -h.
> this is contrary to prevalent practice. -h is quite universally
> a synonym for --help. please consider making it so and associating
> current --help behavior with a different option.
Given that the current --help behaviour is the only help we want to have in
the long run, it's probably not gonna be renamed.
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