[Box Backup] machinereadble output bbackupquery - help needed

Chris Wilson boxbackup at boxbackup.org
Fri Oct 17 00:16:51 BST 2008


Hi Torsten,

On Thu, 16 Oct 2008, Torsten wrote:

> I tried to change box backup to have an machine reabable option 
> for 'bbackupqery usage quit'.
> 
> It is well  prepared because FormatUsageLineStart() and FormatUsageBar() have 
> already an option for this.
> 
> The problem is the command line option for bbackupquery. I do not know how to 
> exactly handle this. The attached patch does not really work, it only shows 
> where i changed the source.
> 
> Is it possible to add such a function into the trunk? Can anybody help with 
> this?

Thanks for the suggestion. I've implemented it in a slightly different 
way, adding a "-m" option to the usage command, so you should be able to 
use a command like this:

	bbackupquery "usage -m" quit

Hope this helps.

Cheers, Chris.
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