ApplicationCommandLine


Object Hierarchy:

Object hierarchy for ApplicationCommandLine

Description:

public class ApplicationCommandLine : Object

Example: Commandline-handling and GLib.Applications:

public class MyApplication : Application {
private int counter = 0;

private MyApplication () {
Object (application_id: "org.example.application", flags: ApplicationFlags.HANDLES_COMMAND_LINE);
set_inactivity_timeout (10000);
}

public override void activate () {
this.hold ();
print ("Activated\n");
this.release ();
}


private int _command_line (ApplicationCommandLine command_line) {
bool version = false;
bool count = false;

OptionEntry[] options = new OptionEntry[2];
options[0] = { "version", 0, 0, OptionArg.NONE, ref version, "Display version number", null };
options[1] = { "count", 0, 0, OptionArg.NONE, ref count, "Display version number", null };


// We have to make an extra copy of the array, since .parse assumes
// that it can remove strings from the array without freeing them.
string[] args = command_line.get_arguments ();
string*[] _args = new string[args.length];
for (int i = 0; i < args.length; i++) {
_args[i] = args[i];
}

try {
var opt_context = new OptionContext ("- OptionContext example");
opt_context.set_help_enabled (true);
opt_context.add_main_entries (options, null);
unowned string[] tmp = _args;
opt_context.parse (ref tmp);
} catch (OptionError e) {
command_line.print ("error: %s\n", e.message);
command_line.print ("Run '%s --help' to see a full list of available command line options.\n", args[0]);
return 0;
}

if (version) {
command_line.print ("Test 0.1\n");
return 0;
}

if (count) {
command_line.print ("%d\n", ++this.counter);
return 0;
}


return 0;
}

public override int command_line (ApplicationCommandLine command_line) {
// keep the application running until we are done with this commandline
this.hold ();
int res = _command_line (command_line);
this.release ();
return res;
}

public static int main (string[] args) {
MyApplication app = new MyApplication ();
int status = app.run (args);
return status;
}
}

valac --pkg gio-2.0 GLib.Application.4.vala


Namespace: GLib
Package: gio-2.0

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