* New: gengetopt 2.23
@ 2021-08-04 16:14 Cygwin gengetopt co-Maintainer
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Generates a function to parse and validate command line options.
The missing x86 package has now been added to the Cygwin distribution.
The following package has been added to the Cygwin distribution:
* gengetopt 2.23
Reads an interface description file, and writes a file containing a
command-line parser function.
Generates a C function that calls the getopt_long function to parse
command line options, to validate them, fill a struct, or output a
Can also generate functions to save command line options into an rc
file, and to read command line options from an rc file.
Handles long options starting with '--' and short options starting with
'-' followed by one character, without parameters and with 11 types of
parameters (including flag, int, double, string, and function call)."
For more information see the project home page:
or the repo README:
Please see below or read /usr/share/doc/gengetopt/NEWS after installation
for details of the latest features:
* Gengen and gengetopt are required when building from git.
When building from tarball, everything works like it did before.
* To mimic behaviour of coreutils, version string is no longer part of
--help, and usage is printed before purpose in --help
* Use singular (`[OPTION]...`, `[FILE]...`) instead of plural
* Fix spelling of `--unnamed`. `--unamed` still provided for backwards
* Drop IRIX compatibility
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