[Buildroot] [PATCH v5 02/11] autobuild-run: use docopt for argument parsing

Thomas Petazzoni thomas.petazzoni at free-electrons.com
Thu Feb 5 22:52:13 UTC 2015

Dear Thomas De Schampheleire,

On Fri, 12 Dec 2014 21:04:47 +0100, Thomas De Schampheleire wrote:
> From: Thomas De Schampheleire <thomas.de.schampheleire at gmail.com>
> Using docopt, argument parsing becomes trivial. Adding a new argument is
> a matter of updating the usage text.
> This commit removes the original cumbersome argument handling and uses
> docopt instead. A method is added to import the settings from the
> configuration file in a similar dictionary as the one created by docopt,
> so that both can be merged (giving priority to the configuration file,
> as before).

Actually, in the current implementation, priority is given to the
command line option, and not the configuration file. Like most Unix
tools, I believe.

So to make your implementation behave like the existing one, I believe
I just need to change:

> +    if args['--config']:
> +        ini_config = load_ini_config(args['--config'])
> +        # merge config/args, priority given to config
> +        args = merge(ini_config, args)


	   # merge config/args, priority given to args
	   args = merge(args, ini_config)

No need to resend just for this, I can fixup when applying.


Thomas Petazzoni, CTO, Free Electrons
Embedded Linux, Kernel and Android engineering

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