Proposed argument changes to ntpq (fixing bug #319)

Eric S. Raymond esr at
Thu Jun 8 19:48:56 UTC 2017

Gary E. Miller via devel <devel at>:
> Well, more to be learned, my getopt(3p) is not the same as what I see on
>  The online copy did not include the snippet I quoted.  You
> can confirm on the POSIX site for getopt(3P):
> But they both had this snippet:
> "A <colon> (':') shall be returned if getopt() detects a missing
> argument and the first character of optstring was a <colon> (':')."
> So optional optarg can be valid POXIX.

I didn't know that.  Thanks.
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