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Old 09-18-2011
Doubt in getopts commands

I am new to getopts command. I wonder the if there is any built in way to detect that if both options occurred from [ a | b] where only on them is expected.

command [-a | -b]

command -a
command -b

command -a -b
command -ab

Please clarify my doubt.
# 2  
Old 09-18-2011
Hi tamil.pamaran,

What about checking them after getopts loop?
if [[ -n "$aflag" ]] && [[ -n "$bflag" ]]; then
    echo "Incorrect"
    exit 1

# 3  
Old 09-18-2011

Appreciate your response. just wanted to know if "getopts" provides any utilities t do the same.

Tamil Pamaran
# 4  
Old 09-18-2011
I don't think getopts is that flexible. Lets wait for others response too.

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Old 09-18-2011
Originally Posted by tamil.pamaran

Appreciate your response. just wanted to know if "getopts" provides any utilities t do the same.

Tamil Pamaran
No it birei noted you will have to check after getopts has parsed the command line arguments.
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Old 09-19-2011
Oh ok then. Thanks for your response friends !!!
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