Running Mason from the Command Line

Supplying the file to be processed

Mason does not provide any prompts. The file to be processed must be given in the command line.

-mason test.msn

Command line options

Mason can accept the following command line arguments, each followed by a file name:

-c: output the run time information to the following console file

-pf: use the following file to set the paths

(the file simply contains the desired paths, one per line

-v: verbose mode, output useful data

-t: change the XML file used for validation

When using command line arguments (but not when using the pathfile option) remember that if the path contains a space, quotes are needed to encapsulate the path.

-mason –pf paths.txt --c mason.out test.msn

If no argument is provided, Mason runs several validation cases.

To spoof how Mason runs from the TinyCAD, use:

mason -n validation/ -d validation/test.dsn.msn validation/test.dsn.msn.xml

Copyright 2010, Gregory Kiesel