I think this should be fine as long as we don't use both.

BTW, do you know that there is also an interactive CLI - it would be nice
if you add support there as well.

- Alex

On Mon, Apr 9, 2018 at 11:05 AM, Stephen Moist <mo...@cloudera.com> wrote:

> Hey all, I’ve been prototyping out the ABAC CLI.  The design of it is to
> use sub commands for abac.  So something like the following:
> bin/sentryShell -t abac policies add --attribute=pii --role=manager
> bin/sentryShell -t abac policies list —role=manager
> bin/sentryShell -t abac attributes list
> The Commons-cli doesn’t have support for sub commands in the 1.x line, it
> was introduced in 2.x that was never released.  JCommander supports
> subcommands so I can nest the add/list/remove/update for policies in 1
> object and separate the options flags out into their respective
> subcommands.  If I were to use the commons-cli, I’d have to have each sub
> command be it’s own object and deal with parsing the command line in
> bin/sentryShell to forward it to the right java command.   Overall,
> commons-cli makes implementation much more difficult.  Does anyone object
> to me using JCommander for these new commands?

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