optparse-generic VS turtle

Compare optparse-generic vs turtle and see what are their differences.


Auto-generate a command-line parser for your datatype (by Gabriella439)


Shell programming, Haskell style (by Gabriella439)
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optparse-generic turtle
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205 929
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5.0 4.3
2 months ago about 1 month ago
Haskell Haskell
BSD 3-clause "New" or "Revised" License BSD 3-clause "New" or "Revised" License
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Tracking mentions began in Dec 2020.


Posts with mentions or reviews of turtle. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2023-06-06.
  • Need project idea
    4 projects | /r/haskell | 6 Jun 2023
    Or maybe some other shell scripts that are getting to complicated. Been looking at this recently, which looks interesting: https://github.com/Gabriella439/turtle ... especially given that stuff that I'm doing only in .sh scripts on linux hosts now could also be executed on Windows too.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing optparse-generic and turtle you can also consider the following projects:

optparse-applicative - Applicative option parser

filepath - Haskell FilePath core library

rados-haskell - Haskell bindings to librados (ceph)


bench - Command-line benchmark tool

systemd - Haskell bindings for systemd

bindings-dc1394 - Low level haskell bindings for libdc1394 (for driving firewire cameras)


cabal-query - Helpers for quering .cabal files or hackageDB 00-index.tar

hsseccomp - Bindings to libseccomp

optparse-declarative - Declarative command-line option parser