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bx/automated help output

In your documentation is mentioned, that a command is incorrect usage should print out the help page:

The help page is defined by that structure of yours:
--- SNIP ---
func (p *FssPlugin) GetMetadata() plugin.PluginMetadata {
// define plugin namespace
fssNamespace := plugin.Namespace{
Name: "mpl",
Description: "Doing stuff",
return plugin.PluginMetadata{
Name: "my.plugin",
Version: plugin.VersionType{
Major: 0,
Minor: 0,
Build: 1,
MinCliVersion: plugin.VersionType{
Major: 0,
Minor: 0,
Build: 1,
}, Namespaces: []plugin.Namespace{
Commands: []plugin.Command{
Namespace: fssNamespace.Name,
Name: "my-command",
Description: "Doing stuff",
Usage: "bx mpl my-command KEY VALUE\n KEY is the key of the configuration e.g. my-config\n VALUE is the value of the configuration e.g. fg",
Hidden: false,
--- SNAP ---

So it would be great, if we could just this information to build the help out instead of duplicate the text and generate an own help output

  • Guest
  • Feb 4 2019
  • Needs review
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