McMaster.Extensions.CommandLineUtils 2.3.0-alpha

Command-line parsing API and utilities for console applications.

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A community-maintained fork of Microsoft.Extensions.CommandLineUtils, plus many enhancements.

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Install-Package McMaster.Extensions.CommandLineUtils -Version 2.3.0-alpha
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Release Notes


* Support the POSIX convention for cluster multiple options. For example, `-ixd` is treated the same as `-i -x -d`.

* @bjorg: support SingleOrNoValue notation. `--option[:value]`

* New type: `Pager`. Provides a simple interaction model for displaying console output in a pager.

* Display help text using the `less` pager on macOS/Linux.

* Make suggestions when invalid options or commands are used, but there is a valid one that is similar.
 (Thanks to @MadbHatter for doing the initial work on this.)

* Add support for subcommand aliases. Commands can be given multiple names.
 [Command("organization", "org", "o")]
 public class OrgCommand { }

* Obsolete the constructor of `[Subcommand]` which takes a string.

* Infer subcommand names from the type name
 public class Git { }

 public class AddCommand { } // subcommand name = "add"

* @lvermeulen: Sort subcommands by name in help text. This can be disabled with `DefaultHelpTextGenerator.SortCommandsByName`.

Bugs fixed:

* Duplicate subcommand names used to cause undefined behavior. Now, attempting to add a duplicate subcommand name or aliases will
 cause the library to throw before the app can execute.

* Fix bug in subcommand name inference. When not specified, the subcommand always matched the entry assembly name.
 In this update, this convention only applies to the parent command.

* Add generic overloads of `.IsRequired()` for `CommandOption<T>` and `CommandArgument<T>`.

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Version History

Version Downloads Last updated
2.4.0 83 9/14/2019
2.3.4 93,259 4/11/2019
2.3.3 39,987 3/11/2019
2.3.2 59,432 2/5/2019
2.3.1 16,494 1/19/2019
2.3.0 49,299 1/1/2019
2.2.5 223,705 7/2/2018
2.2.4 40,503 5/25/2018
2.2.3 18,930 5/11/2018
2.2.2 21,331 4/28/2018
2.2.1 9,744 4/11/2018
2.2.0 111,444 3/31/2018
2.2.0-rc 811 3/23/2018
2.2.0-beta 549 3/8/2018
2.2.0-alpha 523 2/20/2018
2.1.1 55,369 12/28/2017
2.1.0 1,945 12/13/2017
2.1.0-rc 499 12/7/2017
2.1.0-beta 1,457 11/22/2017
2.1.0-alpha 407 11/11/2017
2.0.1 5,718 10/13/2017
2.0.0 4,513 9/16/2017
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