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       mdtool - MonoDevelop Application Runner


       mdtool <applicationId> ...

       mdtool setup ...

       mdtool -q


       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.

       -q     Lists available applications.

Available Applications

       The list of applications returned by the option -q might be different depending  on  which
       add-ins are installed.

       gsetup 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

                     -t , --target:TARGET Name of the target: Clean or Build

                     -p , --project:PROJECT Name of the project to build.

       dbgen  Parser database generation tool.

              Project conversion tool.

       IDE    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
              Add-in Commands
                     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 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

                     list-update (lu)
                            Prints  a  list  of  available  add-in  updates  in  the   registered
              Repository Commands

                     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.
              Packaging Commands

                     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
              Debug Commands:

                            Prints the contents of a registry file for debugging.


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