The following bugzilla entry mentions that the short forms of --list-events (-l)
and --dump (-d) do not work for normal users:
The attached patch corrects the issue below is the proposed change log entry:
2007-10-05 Will Cohen <wcohen@...>
* utils/opcontrol: Modify opcontrol to allow short form -l and -d for
Any comments or objections to checking this in?