[Scummvm-devel] GSoC gui tools

Joost Peters joostp at 7fc1.org
Wed Nov 25 22:28:13 CET 2009

Thierry Crozat wrote:

> I will test the scumm extraction (for mac games) and compression (sou, 
> san and bun) tools this week-end, and if I have the time the broken 
> sword 1 and 2 compression tool.

Thanks Thierry!

> Also I would like to remind you that there is a WIP page for the GUI 
> tools in the manual at
> http://wiki.scummvm.org/index.php/User_Manual/Appendix:_Tools/new
> It is incomplete (e.g. the description of some tools is missing) and 
> inconsistent (e.g. it first seems to imply that the CLI is invoked using 
> ./tools_cli --tool <tool name> but afterward some example are calling 
> directly some tools: ./compress_saga <flags here> <file>). I will work 
> on this myself this week-end after I have had the time to familiarize 
> myself with the new GUI tools. But some help is welcome.

The way I read it is that it's supposed to signify the tool's name (as 
in --tool parameter) and an example of possible arguments the "sub-tool" 
takes.  I agree it's a bit unclear, and could do with prepending of the 
base command.  I'll make that change.


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