Command Line needs Error

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Agrarian
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Command Line needs Error

Postby Agrarian » Thu Sep 10, 2009 4:06 pm

I want to use CompareIt! to generate comparison reports using the command line from scripts. One thing I have noticed, when using the /P and /G options, there is no way to see if there was an error.

For example, run from the command line: "wincmp3 text1.txt text2.txt /G:IS report.htm" when there are no text1.txt and text2.txt. The command prompt returns without showing the error that the files didn't exist.

There needs to be a way to either return errors to the command line, or perhaps better, write them to a log. I can see useful error trapping to include files not existing, permission denied to read file, path not existing for writing reports, no write permission for report location, etc.

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Postby grigsoft » Fri Sep 11, 2009 6:11 am

Idea with report is nice, I will add one. I will also add error return codes for batch use.


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