cheetah-compile [options] FILE...
DESCRIPTIONThis manual page documents briefly the cheetah command-line tool. This manual page was written for the Debian distribution because the original program does not have a manual page.
cheetah is a Python-powered template engine and code generator. It can be used as a standalone utility or it can be combined with other tools. Cheetah has many potential uses, but web developers looking for a viable alternative to ASP, JSP, PHP and PSP are expected to be its principle user group.
The cheetah command-line tool is the standalone utility portion of the software suite. cheetah-compile is a convenience script that for the "cheetah compile ..." command. The utility accepts a single command possible options and a list of files. If FILE is a single "-", read standard input and write standard output.
COMMANDSThe possible cheetah commands are listed below. You may abbreviate the command to the first letter; e.g., 'h' == 'help'.
- Compile template definitions
- Fill template definitions
- Print commands help message
- Print options help message for compile and fill commands
- Run regression tests
- Print version number
OPTIONSThe options for cheetah apply to the compile and fill commands. A summary of options is included below.
- --idir DIR
- Input directories(default: current dir)
- --odir ODIR
- Output directories (default: current dir)
- --iext IEXT
- Input extension. The default input extension for both the compile and fill commands is "tmpl".
- --oext OEXT
Output extension. The default output extension for the
compile command is "py". The default output extension for fill
- Recurse subdirectories looking for input files
- Print lots of diagnostic output to the standard error file descriptor
- Print the environment in the searchList
- No destination subdirectories
- Do not make backups
- --pickle FILE
- unpickle FILE and put that output in the searchList
- --stdout, -p
- Output to standard output file descriptor (pipe)
AUTHORThis manual page was written by Chad C. Walstrom <firstname.lastname@example.org>, for the Debian project and is dedicated to the Public Domain.