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bug #32228: Scheme commandline args or: forward unknown command-line arguments to scheme

Submitted by:  -Deleted Account- <steele>
Submitted on:  Mon 24 Jan 2011 01:31:25 PM UTC  
Category:  Feature request Severity:  3 - Normal
Item Group:  None Status:  Fixed
Privacy:  Public Assigned to:  None
Open/Closed:  Closed

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Fri 28 Jan 2011 09:29:42 AM UTC, comment #2: 

I have re-arranged the startup so this is now possible. To make the transition I can arrange that the command line is not processed in C but passed to scheme depending on the name used to invoke denemo. Or ...???

Richard Shann <rshann>
Project Administrator
Wed 26 Jan 2011 04:32:44 PM UTC, comment #1: 

I wonder if we should hand the whole of the command line processing over to scheme?
I am not exactly sure how it would work, but, roughly, denemo starts initializes scheme runs a procedure (defined in denemo.scm) with the command line as the parameter.
That procedure calls prints out the help and exits or calls  d-Open etc, etc....

Richard Shann <rshann>
Project Administrator
Mon 24 Jan 2011 01:31:25 PM UTC, original submission:  

Denemo does know a certain amount of command line arguments like version, help or a file.

It would be great if we had

a) a commandline argument for scheme variables like --scheme abc def geh --other arg


b) forward all unknown --argument

to a top-level scheme variable cmdarg_[name] which is just #t from there on. It does no harm but can be useful:

This would be a way to trigger certain behaviour for Denemo, most obvious setting parameters for Denemos GUI or other options.

Or we could use it for something like --verbose to enable debug output for scripts, which would have to do:
(if cmdarg_verbose (display "xy"))

-Deleted Account- <steele>


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