> Makes perfect sense in this example you are still looping > through the options. All though this is better on the eyes. > > I was hoping that the instance of getoptlong had some kind of > method to get the value of one of the command line options. > > Paul Yes, it sucks. That's why I wrote the 'getopt' package. gem install getopt :) require 'getopt/long' include Getopt opts = Getopt::Long.new(['-d', '--date', REQUIRED]) if opts['d'] # ... end Regards, Dan This communication is the property of Qwest and may contain confidential or privileged information. Unauthorized use of this communication is strictly prohibited and may be unlawful. If you have received this communication in error, please immediately notify the sender by reply e-mail and destroy all copies of the communication and any attachments.
on 2006-05-16 16:20
on 2006-05-16 16:48
On Tue, 16 May 2006, Berger, Daniel wrote: >> Makes perfect sense in this example you are still looping > > > Dan nice dan. i've been using optparse for all my stuff but it's usage is a bit obtuse. perhaps i'll switch... does it support parsing arbitrary arrays or only ARGV? regards. -a
on 2006-05-16 18:05
> > > Yes, it sucks. That's why I wrote the 'getopt' package. > > gem install getopt :) > > require 'getopt/long' > include Getopt I am having an issue with the script working. Is their some path variable that needs to be set for ruby to see the gem packages? Initially i have the ubuntu ruby pkgs installed. I have removed them and built ruby 1.8.4 and gems 0.8.11 built from source. Any ideas? *kraus@pkraus-laptop:~/sandbox/ruby/Daily Reports$ ./phones.rb ./phones.rb:3:in `require': no such file to load -- getopt/long (LoadError) from ./phones.rb:3 kraus@pkraus-laptop:~/rubygems-0.8.11$ sudo gem install getopt Attempting local installation of 'getopt' Local gem file not found: getopt*.gem Attempting remote installation of 'getopt' Updating Gem source index for: http://gems.rubyforge.org Successfully installed getopt-1.3.4 Installing RDoc documentation for getopt-1.3.4... *