1. 03 Aug, 2012 10 commits
  2. 02 Aug, 2012 1 commit
    • Peter Maydell's avatar
      Support 'help' as a synonym for '?' in command line options · c8057f95
      Peter Maydell authored
      
      
      For command line options which permit '?' meaning 'please list the
      permitted values', add support for 'help' as a synonym, by abstracting
      the check out into a helper function.
      
      This change means that in some cases where we were being lazy in
      our string parsing, "?junk" will now be rejected as an invalid option
      rather than being (undocumentedly) treated the same way as "?".
      
      Update the documentation to use 'help' rather than '?', since '?'
      is a shell metacharacter and thus prone to fail confusingly if there
      is a single character filename in the current working directory and
      the '?' has not been escaped. It's therefore better to steer users
      towards 'help', though '?' is retained for backwards compatibility.
      
      We do not, however, update the output of the system emulator's -help
      (or any documentation autogenerated from the qemu-options.hx which
      is the source of the -help text) because libvirt parses our -help
      output and will break. At a later date when QEMU provides a better
      interface so libvirt can avoid having to do this, we can update the
      -help text too.
      
      Signed-off-by: default avatarPeter Maydell <peter.maydell@linaro.org>
      Signed-off-by: default avatarAnthony Liguori <aliguori@us.ibm.com>
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