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Colcon aliases ?

asked 2019-08-19 09:18:56 -0600

Hi all,

is there a way to define custom aliases for colcon similarly to what's possible with catkin tools??


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answered 2019-08-19 10:45:53 -0600

Dirk Thomas gravatar image

colcon doesn't offer aliases atm.

While you could create a Python package adding those that would be rather heavy weight for an alias.

You could also define the alias in your shell.

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Thanks for the answer. While having shell alias is handy for some cmd, it would still be nice to have aliases for command/verbs or options. E.g. build --package-up-to -> --build-to or --event-handlers console_direct+ -> --verbose or --event-handlers console_direct+ --pytest-args -s -> --pytest-verbose, you got the idea. Marking as correct answer since it does answer the initial question.

artivis gravatar image artivis  ( 2019-08-19 13:19:15 -0600 )edit

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