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From Thomas Neidhart <>
Subject Re: [CLI] OptionGroup Broken?
Date Sat, 19 Jan 2013 14:57:39 GMT
On 01/18/2013 05:14 PM, William Speirs wrote:
> I'm trying to use OptionGroup to mutually exclude arguments, and it seems
> to be broken. I've setup --ip-address & --hostname as options in a single
> group, then provide both on the "command line" and would expect the parser
> to throw an AlreadySelectedException, but it doesn't... it happily parses
> both. Should I raise a JIRA issue for this, or am I totally missing
> something?

Hi Bill,

just tested it with the latest trunk and I receive the following exception:

org.apache.commons.cli.AlreadySelectedException: The option 'hostname'
was specified but an option from this group has already been selected:

So it seems to be already fixed, although I do not know when the next
release will be available.


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