On Jan 7, 2011, at 11:55 AM, la...@garfieldtech.com wrote:
> Hi folks. I have a project coming up that will involve writing a non-trivial
> command line PHP application. Most of it will be nice and abstracted and
> standalone and all of that jazz, but it will need to do command line
> interation. I'm not sure yet if it will be interactive or if I just need to
> parse lots of command line switches.
> Has anyone used a CLI-handling library they like? I recall briefly using the
> PEAR CLI library many many years ago and disliking it because it was only
> barely a step above the raw PHP-CLI SAPI, and still required lots of if-else
> branching in my code. I don't know if there's anything better since then,
> however. I prefer clean OO to procedural, but can work with procedural if
> needs be. The fewer dependencies it has the better as well.
> Any recommendations?
> (Open source, GPLv2-compatible required.)
> --Larry Garfield
Why are you writing a command line application in PHP? I would think that is
starting off on a very wrong foot.
Can you explain the requirements / use cases a bit more?
Joshua Kehn | josh.k...@gmail.com
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