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SubjectRe: [PATCH 2/4] perf tools: Allow '--inherit' as the negation of '--no-inherit'
On 18/11/13 23:15, David Ahern wrote:
> On 11/18/13, 2:55 AM, Adrian Hunter wrote:
>> Long options can be negated by prefixing them
>> with 'no-'. However options that already start
>> with 'no-', such as '--no-inherit' result in ugly
>> double 'no's. Avoid that by accepting that the
>> removal of 'no-' also negates the long option.
> Why not cleanup the options for the commands and move all of the no-xxxx to
> just xxxx? Anyone using no-xxxx would still just work by the existing code.

Interesting idea but the short and long options are a combination, and short
options don't work the same way e.g. -i and --no-inherit go together.

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