[Interest] QtArg version 1.4.0 released

Bo Thorsen bthorsen at ics.com
Tue Oct 22 10:00:05 CEST 2013

Den 22-10-2013 01:35, Mark skrev:
> On Tue, Oct 22, 2013 at 12:46 AM, Bob Hood <bhood2 at comcast.net> wrote:
>> On 10/21/2013 4:09 PM, Mark wrote:
>>> On Mon, Oct 21, 2013 at 5:34 PM, Igor Mironchik
>>> <igor.mironchik at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>> Hi folk,
>>>> I'm pleased to provide new version of QtArg.
>>>> It's highly recommended to update to new version because of in version 1.4.0
>>>>    * Improved help. Now help prints with fixed line length (by default 79
>>>> symbols).
>>>>      Line length can be changed.
>>>>    * Now QtMultiArg can process more than one value defined with it.
>>>>      Now user can type --arg value1, value2, value3 instead of
>>>>      --arg value1 --arg value2 --arg value3. And commas are optional.
>>>>    * Some another minor fixes.
>>>> http://igor-mironchik.host56.com/projects/qtarg.html
>>> Hey psst, Qt 5.2 is going to include QCommandLineParser.
>>> http://doc-snapshot.qt-project.org/qt5-stable/qcommandlineparser.html
>>> Don't be mad at me for telling you :)
>> Unless it's planned to be backported, there are still a lot of us still using
>> 4.x that may find Igor's work useful.
> I'm fairly sure that it won't get backported.

Yes, I don't recall when a feature was ever backported. But looking at 
the classes, it seems very self contained. It's probably quite easy to do.

If I needed a command line parser now for 5.1, I'd probably do that. 
This gives me a clean update path to 5.2.


Bo Thorsen, European Engineering Manager, ICS
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