Opened 5 years ago

Closed 5 years ago

#7130 closed feature request (fixed)

Give suggestions for unknown command line flags

Reported by: nomeata Owned by: pcapriotti
Priority: normal Milestone: 7.8.1
Component: Compiler Version: 7.5
Keywords: Cc:
Operating System: Unknown/Multiple Architecture: Unknown/Multiple
Type of failure: None/Unknown Test Case: test/driver/T7130
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I noticed that GHC does not do that yet, even though suggestions are given almost every else, so I came up with this simple patch.

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0001-Give-suggestions-for-unrecognised-command-line-argum.patch (897 bytes) - added by nomeata 5 years ago.

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comment:1 Changed 5 years ago by simonpj

difficulty: Unknown
Owner: set to pcapriotti

Great thanks!

comment:2 Changed 5 years ago by pcapriotti

Milestone: 7.8.1
Resolution: fixed
Status: newclosed
Test Case: test/driver/T7130

Thanks, applied.

commit 82373c76fb895d6f713b19f0c58b17f2d6ef35c4
Author: Joachim Breitner <>
Date:   Thu Aug 9 16:10:56 2012 +0200

    Give suggestions for unrecognised command line arguments
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