[GRADLE-372] To respect a very common command-line idiom, Gradle should make the '-f' flag correspond to '--buildfile' not --full-stacktrace Created: 26/Jan/09 Updated: 10/Feb/17 Resolved: 10/Feb/17
For the vast majority of programs that can be run on the command line,
Thus, it's un-idiomatic & clumsy-feeling to say: gradle -b xxx.gradle
Consider the following command line options for gradle:
I think there's a pretty strong argument for making the '-f' switch
Of course, there are legitimate exceptions to every rule, but it's best
Gradle is such a new program and '-f' seems like such a seldom-used
Some time ago, I did a survey of Unix command line tools in the wild, and added
Here are the results, along with examples of programs
Anyway, I'd be very interested to hear what others think about this.
|Comment by Hans Dockter [ 08/Feb/09 ]|
Thanks a lot for this. We should tackle this in the same go, as we change our command line stuff how to call and exclude tasks.
|Comment by Benjamin Muschko [ 15/Nov/16 ]|
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|Comment by Benjamin Muschko [ 10/Feb/17 ]|
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