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CmdLine - command-line option and argument parsing framework

CmdLine is a full-featured C++ class framework for parsing options and arguments from the command line. Abstract and concrete classes are provided for the command-line, options, arguments, and argument iterators, and the user may add their own specialized argument/option types using subclasses.

Operating Systems

  • PC DOS
  • OS/2
  • Unix
  • PC Windows


  • GCC
  • Cfront
  • Borland C++

Added : 1997-03-19 Amended: 1997-03-19 Licensing : Copyrighted freeware

Comment from : Nikki Locke on 2008-07-21

I understand this library is obsolete. However, TCLAP does the same kind of thing.

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