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Re: setup 2.887 release candidate - please test

On 08/02/2018 15:01, Eric Blake wrote:
On 02/08/2018 12:44 AM, Marco Atzeri wrote:

The current "-h" output is missing a header with a description
of program name an version.

  $ ./setup-2.887.x86.exe --help |head

Generally, if you want to learn the version, you should use --version, rather than --help.  (Some programs also output the version in --help, but GNU Coding Standards don't require that, so it is not universal the way --version should be)

as `--version` is not provided at all, than your proposal
is a request of new feature

Nice to have anyway, and the same output should be the reused
as early line of `--help` that is currently very anonymous...


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