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[mkgmap-dev] mkgmap command-line argument parsing bugs

From Charlie Ferrero charlie at cferrero.net on Sat Jan 14 04:55:04 GMT 2012

On 14 Jan 2012, at 03:03, Richard Hansen <rhansen at bbn.com> wrote:

> On 2012-01-13 17:48, Roger Calvert wrote:
>>>> The order of options intentionally matters. Options only affect files
>>>> that follow them on the command line (or within a command file). So I
>>>> don't think that there is a bug there.
>>> Ah, that's good to know.  So the bug is that this behavior is not
>>> documented in '--help=options'.  :)
>> Does that mean that it does not 'return' after reading a -c, so that
>> only one -c can be used?
> If I understand Steve correctly, multiple -c arguments should work. 
> I've never tried it so I don't have any first-hand experience.
> -Richard

According to a recent post on the OSM forum, multiple -c do work and thus offer a convenient way of calling both a relatively unchanging options file and a potentially frequently changing file list in the template.args. 

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