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Date: Tue, 05 Jun 2012 09:53:36 +0200
From: magnum <>
Subject: Re: Do we need --list=formats?

On 06/05/2012 09:21 AM, magnum wrote:
> On 06/05/2012 08:29 AM, Frank Dittrich wrote:
>> While we are at it:
>> Should we also add a --list=subformats, which does the same as
>> --subformat=LIST, except that it writes to stdout instead of stderr?
> This is trivial, and dynamic_DISPLAY_ALL_FORMATS() already writes to
> stdout.
>> Then we could discourage the use of --subformat=LIST.
>> (My bash completion script could even try to replace --subformat with
>> --list=subformats.)
>> And in the next release we just get rid of --subformats?
> Yes. We could pull it from the usage blob immediately and drop the
> support later. We might add --list to the usage instead, with a
> description like:
> --list=WHAT List capabilities, see doc/OPTIONS or --list=?

Done. BTW the bash completion doesn't seem to complete further than 
--list= right now, I think it did earlier?


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