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From Andrew Shirley <>
Subject Re: [cli][patch] parsing option arguments which have a default
Date Tue, 18 Apr 2006 08:25:24 GMT
On Thu, Apr 13, 2006 at 03:19:24PM +0100, Andrew Shirley wrote:
> Hi,
> I have found a bug in the following scenario:
> You have an option which can take a single argument which in turn has a default
> value. You supply a value on the command line which is intended to override
> this default however as the CommandLine already has a value for this Option,
> this second value is not allowed and the command line cannot be parsed.
> I have created a patch which adds a method to WritableCommandLine and its Impl
> which allows you to retrieve the undefaulted values for an Option. I have then
> changed ArgumentImpl to use this method to determine the argument count
> Please find attached a patch and a testsuite.

This has now been added to bugzilla.

Andrew Shirley

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