optparse-helper: Helper functions for optparse-applicative.

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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:

  • optparse-applicative does not show help on error by default.

  • optparse-applicative does not disambiguate commands. So, if you have a command my-executable foobar, but your user runs my-executable f, optparse-applicative will not disambiguate this by default.

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

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Dependencies base (>=4.8 && <4.13), optparse-applicative [details]
License BSD-3-Clause
Copyright Copyright (c) 2016, Peter Harpending
Author Peter Harpending
Maintainer peter@harpending.org
Revised Revision 1 made by CarterSchonwald at 2018-11-15T18:02:34Z
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Home page https://github.com/pharpend/optparse-helper
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Source repo head: git clone https://github.com/pharpend/optparse-helper.git
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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 peter@harpending.org. I also am on IRC occasionally, under the nick pharpend on FreeNode.net.