[Xfce-i18n] Xfce-power-manager: Is this an error?
aliov at xfce.org
Tue Nov 4 19:56:38 CET 2008
Christian Dywan wrote:
> Am Mon, 3 Nov 2008 23:30:02 -0800
> schrieb "Brian J. Tarricone" <kelnos at xfce.org>:
>> On Tue, 04 Nov 2008 08:32:05 +0200 Besnik Bleta wrote:
>>> Could anybody confirm that the following is correct:
>>> Usage: xfce-power-manager [options] \n
>>> -h, --help Print this help message and exit\n
>>> -v, --version Print this help message and exit\n
>>> -r, --run Start xfce power manager\n
>>> -c, --customize Show Configuration dialog\n
>>> -q, --quit Quit any running xfce power manager\n
>>> or -h and -v options are doubling each other?
>> Yeah that's probably wrong... Also, Ali, the standard short option
>> for --version is -V, not -v. You'd use -v for 'verbose'.
> That is not true. -v can mean --verbose but it does actually mean
> --version in lots of applications, including famous ones like Thunar
> and Terminal.
> However indeed -v and -h are in no case equivalent. --version should
> actually print version information.
> Also you should either use GOptionContext or, if that is for some
> reason not possible, replicate the output. In the latter case, there's
> a line break missing after "Usage:". Just look at what other (Xfce)
> applications are doing.
I'm using GOption alreay, this have been changed sine a couple of weeks.
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