The cmdtheline package

[Tags: library, mit]

CmdTheLine aims to remove tedium from the definition of command-line programs, producing usage and help with little effort.

The inspiration was found in Daniel Bunzli's library.

CmdTheLine uses applicative functors to provide a declarative, compositional mechanism for defining command-line programs by lifting regular Haskell functions over argument parsers.

A tutorial can be found at

Suggestions, comments, and bug reports are appreciated. Please see the bug and issue tracker at

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Versions0.1.0.0,, 0.1.1,, 0.2.1,, 0.2.2, 0.2.3
Dependenciesbase (>=4.5 && <5), containers (>=0.4 && <0.6), directory (>=1.1), filepath (==1.3.*), parsec (==3.1.*), pretty (==1.1.*), process (>=1.1), transformers (>=0.2 && <0.4)
AuthorEli Frey
MaintainerEli Frey <eli.lee.frey gmail com>
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Source repositoryhead: git clone git://
UploadedMon Apr 29 01:24:45 UTC 2013 by EliFrey
DistributionsFedora:0.2.3, NixOS:0.2.3
Downloads7178 total (130 in last 30 days)
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