Review request: 8003562: Provide a command-line tool to find static dependencies

Ulf Zibis Ulf.Zibis at
Mon Dec 17 16:13:27 UTC 2012

Am 17.12.2012 16:23, schrieb Alan Bateman:
> I mostly agree with your argument that this is a new tool and that we should be consistent with 
> GNU-style options. So what was the final bid is, is it --classpath or --class-path? I guess it 
> wouldn't do any harm to silently supporting -cp and -classpath as folks used to java* tools will 
> probably use them without thinking.

Thanks for supporting my arguments about "silent familarity" to old style, Alan.
As --class(-)path is a frequent and important option, I additionally think, we should have an 
official short form. If '-cp' doesn't conform with GNU-style, what about '-C' ?


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