The optparse-helper package

[Tags:bsd3, library]

The optparse-applicative package, as well as optparse-simple, has some undesirable behavior by default, and is quite verbose. This package exists to work around those two.

For instance:

For more specific documentation, see the module documentation for Options.Applicative.Helper.

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Dependencies base (>=4.8 && <4.10), optparse-applicative [details]
License BSD3
Copyright Copyright (c) 2016, Peter Harpending
Author Peter Harpending
Category System
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Source repository head: git clone
Uploaded Sun May 29 03:05:11 UTC 2016 by pharpend
Distributions LTSHaskell:, NixOS:, Stackage:, Tumbleweed:
Downloads 183 total (7 in the last 30 days)
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Status Docs available [build log]
Last success reported on 2016-05-29 [all 1 reports]




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Haskell library for helper helper functions for optparse-applicative. See the Haddock documentation for usage info.


Bugs, questions, comments, and complaints should be brought up in the GitHub bug tracker. If you don't want to use that for whatever reason, you can email me at I also am on IRC occasionally, under the nick pharpend on