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From "Stefano Mancarella" <>
Subject Re: -projecthelp == no help ?
Date Wed, 12 Sep 2001 11:50:47 GMT
> I am finally converting all my build files to use -projecthelp rather than
> a custom list of targets. The problem of course is that -projecthelp lists
> all targets - even those without comments. As all my build files have
> large number of targets (40 for a complex project to 10 for a simple one)
> this is less than helpful and it actually scrolls off the screen quite
> annoyingly.

I have the same problem.

> I would much rather the targets I want exposed (ie those with docs) to be
> exposed and not the others (ie the subtargets).

It would be much better, IMHO.

> So maybe can we remove all the other cruft at end (subtarget listing) and
> some of the excessive whitespace? If not that can I create a new option
> (perhaps -usage or -projectusage) that does above?

Perhaps the complete list of targets (including sub-targets) could be
obtained by using -projecthelp in conjuction with -verbose, without adding a
new option.

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