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Description of problem:
The 'watch' utility doesn't parse its arguments correctly.
According to the manpage:
Note that POSIX option processing is used (i.e., option processing
stops at the first non-option argument). This means that flags after
command don't get interpreted by watch itself.
morose:~$ watch ls -l
watch: invalid option -- l
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Run watch with above arguments
2. Get frustrated
3. Use quotes to work around the bug
Also, --version returns the help string instead of the version. Both
appear to be fixed in procps 3.1.15; FC1 uses 2.0.17.
Mass reassign to new owner
Fixed in 3.1.15