Gengetopt

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Gengetopt

https://www.gnu.org/software/gengetopt/
generates C function that uses getopt_long

'gengetopt' takes an easy-to-do description of options and generates a C function that uses the GNU getopt_long(3) function to parse and validate the options. gengetopt is perfect if you don't want to write all the stuff required to call GNU getopt_long(3), or if you have a program and wish it took many options. The generated code works if you use autoconf or automake.

Documentation

https://www.gnu.org/software/gengetopt/gengetopt.html





Licensing

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Notes

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Kelly Hopkins

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30 December 2009




Leaders and contributors

Contact(s)Role
Lorenzo Bettini Maintainer


Resources and communication

AudienceResource typeURI
Debian (Ref)https://tracker.debian.org/pkg/gengetopt
Savannah (Ref)https://savannah.gnu.org/projects/gengetopt
VCS Repository Webviewhttps://git.savannah.gnu.org/cgit/gengetopt.git
Mailing Listhttps://lists.gnu.org/mailman/listinfo/help-gengetopt
Downloadhttps://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/gengetopt
Mailing Listhttps://lists.gnu.org/mailman/listinfo/gnu-system-discuss/


Software prerequisites

KindDescription
Weak prerequisiteautoconf
Weak prerequisiteautomake

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 14 November 2018.



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