On 1 December 2016 at 18:10, Drup <drupyog+c...@zoho.com> wrote:
>> I'm now wondering: what was the rationale for having `mirage describe`
>> vs `mirage help` at all?
>> Maybe it would be better to incorporate the tty-output options of
>> `describe` into the `help` output, and have `mirage describe` only
>> produce the `--dot` output using the cached result of `mirage
>> configure` if available, or not if not?
> "mirage help" describes the tool. In particular, it works without a config
> file.
> "mirage describe" describes the unikernel. It only works with a config file.
> We must be careful about error modes without/without a config file: they are
> already quite a nightmare currently, and I'm a bit wary of merging these two
> commands, as it'll only make things worse.

Ok that makes sense, agree.

> Making --eval when the unikernel has already been configured sounds fine to
> me, as long as we get the opposite option. :)

+1 :)

Richard Mortier

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