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<title>Commons CLI Release Notes</title>
<release version="1.2" date="2009-03-19" description="This is a maintenance release containing bug fixes.">
<action type="fix" dev="oheger" issue="CLI-175">
Test class BugCLI162Test fails under Windows
<action type="fix" dev="joehni" issue="CLI-177">
OptionBuilder is not reseted in case of an IAE at create.
<action type="remove" dev="bayard">
Ant build system removed.
<action type="fix" dev="ebourg" issue="CLI-154">
Incomplete usage documentation about Java property option.
<action type="fix" dev="bayard" issue="CLI-170">
TypeHandler prints messages to stderr.
<action type="fix" dev="bayard" issue="CLI-170">
TypeHandler prints messages to stderr.
<action type="fix" dev="bayard" issue="CLI-162">
Infinite loop in the wrapping code of HelpFormatter.
<action type="fix" dev="sgoeschl">
Fixing some minor javadoc issues.
<action type="fix" dev="ebourg" issue="CLI-137">
The number of arguments defined for an option specifies the arguments per occurrence of the option
and not for all occurrences. This was a major regression in CLI 1.1 which prevented the use of repeated options.
<action type="add" dev="ebourg">
Added a getOptionProperties() method in the CommandLine class to retrieve easily the key/value pairs
specified with options like -Dkey1=value1 -Dkey2=value2.
<action type="update" dev="ebourg" issue="CLI-157">
GnuParser now supports long options with an '=' sign (ie. --foo=bar and -foo=bar)
<action type="fix" dev="ebourg" issue="CLI-164">
PosixParser no longer ignores unrecognized short options.
<action type="fix" dev="ebourg" issue="CLI-163">
PosixParser no longer stops the bursting process of a token if stopAtNonOption is enabled and a non option
character is encountered.
<action type="fix" dev="ebourg" issue="CLI-165">
PosixParser no longer keeps processing the tokens after an unrecognized long option
when stopAtNonOption is enabled.
<action type="fix" dev="ebourg" issue="CLI-156">
Required options are properly checked if an Options instance is used twice to parse a command line.
<action type="update" dev="bayard" issue="CLI-155">
The ordering of options can be defined in help messages.
<action type="fix" dev="bayard" issue="CLI-151" due-to="Dan Armbrust">
The line wrapping in HelpFormatter now works properly. This caused CLI-162, and thus there was a feature change
for the HelpFormatter in that it is strict on width now rather than what seemed to be lenience before. Text without
whitespace will be cut off to fit in the spacing, and an IllegalStateException will be thrown if it is impossible
to output the information due to spacing constraints.
<action type="fix" dev="bayard" issue="CLI-149">
The message of MissingOptionException has been improved.
<action type="update" dev="ebourg" issue="CLI-86">
The exceptions have been enhanced with methods to retrieve easily the related options.
<action type="fix" dev="bayard" issue="CLI-141" due-to="Henning Schmiedehausen, Bjorn Townsend">
Option.toString() now reports arguments properly.
<action type="update" dev="bayard" issue="CLI-142" due-to="Henning Schmiedehausen">
The Parser class has been changed to be more easily extendable.
<action type="update" dev="bayard" issue="CLI-140">
The following classes are now serializable: Option, OptionGroup, CommandLine and Options.
<action type="remove" dev="ebourg">
OptionValidator is no longer public, its methods were all private.
<release version="1.1" date="2007-07-08" description="This is a maintenance release containing bug fixes.">
<action type="fix" issue="CLI-2">Wrong usage summary. </action>
<action type="fix" issue="CLI-5">Dependecy on commons-lang-2.0 but commons-lang-1.0 is obtained. </action>
<action type="fix" issue="CLI-8">Line separator as first char for helpformatter (footer) throws exception. </action>
<action type="fix" issue="CLI-13">CommandLine.getOptionValue() behaves contrary to docs. </action>
<action type="fix" issue="CLI-21">clone method in Option should use super.clone(). </action>
<action type="fix" issue="CLI-23">Passing properties in Parser does not work for options with a single argument. </action>
<action type="fix" issue="CLI-26">Only long options without short option seems to be noticed. </action>
<action type="fix" issue="CLI-28">Infinite Loop in Command-Line processing. </action>
<action type="fix" issue="CLI-29">Options should not be able to be added more than once. </action>
<action type="fix" issue="CLI-35">HelpFormatter doesn't sort options properly. </action>
<action type="fix" issue="CLI-38">HelpFormatter doesn't function correctly for options with only LongOpt. </action>
<action type="fix" issue="CLI-44">Document enhancement. </action>
<action type="fix" issue="CLI-45">Documentation errors. </action>
<action type="fix" issue="CLI-51">Parameter value "-something" misinterpreted as a parameter. </action>
<action type="fix" issue="CLI-56">clone() method doesn't fully clone contents. </action>
<action type="fix" issue="CLI-59">No Javadoc for HelpFormatter!. </action>
<action type="fix" issue="CLI-65">Parser breaks up command line parms into single characters. </action>
<action type="fix" issue="CLI-67">Missing arguments in HelpFormatter.renderOptions(..). </action>
<action type="fix" issue="CLI-69">Error parsing option arguments. </action>
<action type="fix" issue="CLI-71">A weakness of parser. </action>
<action type="add" issue="CLI-78">Setting description of a Option. </action>
<action type="fix" issue="CLI-129">CLI_1_BRANCH build.xml doesn't work. </action>
<action type="fix" issue="CLI-130">Remove the Commons Lang dependency. </action>
<action type="fix" issue="CLI-131">Options class returns options in random order. </action>
<action type="fix" issue="CLI-132">MissingOptionException should contain a useful error message. </action>
<action type="fix" issue="CLI-133">NullPointerException in Util.stripLeadingHyphens when passed a null argument. </action>
<action type="fix" issue="CLI-134">1.1 is not backwards compatible because it adds methods to the CommandLineParser interface. </action>
<action type="fix" issue="CLI-135">Backwards compatibility between 1.1 and 1.0 broken due to Option.addValue removal. </action>