unixclient does not honor standard options

Bug #1899279 reported by Ben Franksen
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ucspi-unix (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

The help and man page say, and the UCSPI standard mandates, that the options -q. -Q, and -v should be supported. This is not the case: options are treated as normal arguments. This means that if you pass any options the program doesn't work as it should.

A patch that fixes this bug is attached. It also fixes the help output which wrongly lists the -c option (which is also not honored and doesn't make sense for a client anyway).

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Ben Franksen (bfrk) wrote :
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Ben Franksen (bfrk) wrote :

Here is an amended patch that suppresses error messages when the -q option is in effect, as mandated by the UCSPI standard.

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Ubuntu Foundations Team Bug Bot (crichton) wrote :

The attachment "fix1.patch" seems to be a patch. If it isn't, please remove the "patch" flag from the attachment, remove the "patch" tag, and if you are a member of the ~ubuntu-reviewers, unsubscribe the team.

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Ben Franksen (bfrk) wrote :

Yet another update of my patch. It now also removes description of the defunct -c option from the man page for unixclient.

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