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Id: 90223
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Queue: Getopt-Declare

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Requestors: t.hirsch [...] web.de
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Severity: Normal
Broken in: 1.14
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Subject: parameter values conflicting with parameter names
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Let's assume that we've got 2 parameters defined in the declaration: test <test> map <map> Unfortunately there's a map called "testmap". So my command line looks like: ./script.pl map testmap The result of Getopt::Declare's parsing however is test=map Why? That's easy: test has 4 characters and map only 3 characters. The priorization of Getopt::Declare favors longer parameters over shorter ones. How to fix that? I want to suggest to enhance Getopt::Declare with a parameter for the declaration that forces one (or more) space between the parameter name and its value. Something like: [space] Or if this feature correlates with disabling the smart parsing of squeezed parameters (I mean "-a -b == -ab") it might also be called [no-smart-parsing] Of course I also appreciate any hint of how to fix my problem with the current features of Getopt::Declare.


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