mdtool man page
mdtool — MonoDevelop Application Runner
mdtool <applicationId> ...
mdtool setup ...
mdtool is a tool that can execute head-less MonoDevelop applications, this can be used for example to do batch compilations without starting up the MonoDevelop GUI.
- applicationId ...
Runs the specified application.
Lists available applications.
The list of applications returned by the option -q might be different depending on which add-ins are installed.
Graphical add-in setup utility.
- build [options] [project-file]
Project build tool. Use this tool to build any solution supported by MonoDevelop (eg. .mds, .sln). If no solution/project is specified then it will pull the first solution it can find in the current directory. You can use this option to build packages in a head-less or batch fashion.
-c , --configuration:CONFIGURATION Name of the solution configuration to build.
-t , --target:TARGET Name of the target: Clean or Build
-p , --project:PROJECT Name of the project to build.
Parser database generation tool.
Project conversion tool.
The MonoDevelop IDE.
- generate-makefiles <solution-file> [--simple-makefiles] [-d:default-config]
Makefile generator tool. This can be used to generate makefiles from any solution supported by MonoDevelop.
--simple-makefiles , -s Generates set of Makefiles with the most common targets, and a configuration script that does a basic check of package dependencies. Default is to generate Makefile structure based on Autotools with the standard targets and configuration scripts.
-d:default-config Configuration that the Makefile will build by default. Other configurations can be selected via the '--config' or '--enable-*' option of the generated configure script.
- setup command [arg1, .., argn2]
Runs the MonoDevelop add-in setup command. You must specify a command to execute. If none is provided a list of commands is displayed
install (i) [package-name|package-file] Installs an add-in or set of addins. The command argument is a list of files and/or package names. If a package name is provided the package will be looked out in the registered repositories. A specific add-in version can be specified by appending it to. the package name using '/' as a separator, like in this example: MonoDevelop.SourceEditor/0.9.1
- uninstall (u) [package-name]
Uninstalls an add-in. The command argument is the name of the add-in to uninstall.
- check-install (ci)
Checks if a package is installed. If it is not, it looks for the package in the registered repositories, and if found the package is downloaded and installed, including all needed dependencies.
- update (up)
Downloads and installs available updates for installed add-ins.
- list (l)
Prints a list of all installed add-ins.
- list-av (la)
Prints a list of add-ins available to install in the registered repositories.
- list-update (lu)
Prints a list of available add-in updates in the registered repositories.
- rep-add (ra) url1 [url2 [url2]]
Registers an add-in repository. Several URLs can be provided.
- rep-remove (rr) url1 [url2 [url2]]
Unregisters an add-in repository. Several URLs can be provided.
- rep-update (ru)
Updates the lists of addins available in all registered repositories.
- rep-list (rl)
Shows a list of all registered repositories.
Add-in Registry Commands:
- reg-update (rgu)
Looks for changes in add-in directories and updates the registry. New add-ins will be added and deleted add-ins will be removed.
- reg-build (rgu)
- info [filename|package-name]
Prints information about an add-in.
- rep-build (rb) path
Scans the provided directory and generates a set of index files with entries for all add-in packages found in the directory tree. The resulting file structure is an add-in repository that can be published in a web site or a shared directory.
- pack (p) file-path
Creates an add-in package (.mpack file) which includes all files needed to deploy an add-in. The command parameter is the path to the add-in's configuration file.
- help (h) [command]
Shows help for the given command
Prints the contents of a registry file for debugging.
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