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A modern command-line parser for Haskell.


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Versions0.1.0.0, 0.2.0.0, 0.3.0.0, 0.4.0.0, 0.4.0.1, 0.4.0.2, 0.5.0.0, 0.5.1.0, 0.6.0.0, 0.7.0.0, 0.8.0.0, 0.9.0.0, 0.9.0.0, 0.9.0.1
Change logNone available
Dependenciesbase (==4.7.*), containers (==0.5.*), mtl (==2.2.*), read-bounded (==0.1.*) [details]
LicenseOtherLicense
AuthorThomas Eding
Maintainerthomasedingcode@gmail.com
CategoryText
Home pagehttps://github.com/thomaseding/lambda-options
UploadedWed Sep 16 06:36:00 UTC 2015 by ThomasEding

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lambda-options-haskell

A modern command-line parser for Haskell.

import System.Environment
import Text.LambdaOptions


options :: Options IO () ()
options = do
    addOption (kw ["--help", "-h"] `text` "Display this help text.") $ do
        putStrLn "Usage:"
        getHelpDescription options >>= putStrLn
    addOption (kw "--user" `argText` "NAME" `text` "Prints name.") $ \name -> do
        putStrLn $ "Name:" ++ name
    addOption (kw "--user" `argText` "NAME AGE" `text` "Prints name and age.") $ \name age -> do
        putStrLn $ "Name:" ++ name ++ " Age:" ++ show (age :: Int)


main :: IO ()
main = do
    args <- getArgs
    case runOptions options args of
        Left (ParseFailed msg _ _) -> do
            putStrLn msg
            putStrLn $ getHelpDescription options
        Right actions -> sequence_ actions

$ example.exe --user HaskellCurry 81 --user GraceHopper
Name:HaskellCurry Age:81
Name:GraceHopper
$ example.exe -h
Usage:
 -h, --help                  Display this help text.
     --user NAME             Prints name.
     --user NAME AGE         Prints name and age.
$ example.exe --user Pythagoras LXXV
Unknown option at index 2: `LXXV'
Usage:
 -h, --help                  Display this help text.
     --user NAME             Prints name.
     --user NAME AGE         Prints name and age.