boa-constructor - RAD tool for Python and WxWindows
boa-constructor [-CDTSBERhv] [-O directory] [--Constricted] [--Debug]
[--Trace] [--StartupFile] [--BlockHomePrefs] [--EmptyEditor
[--RemoteDebugServer] [--help] [--version] [files...]
This manual page documents briefly the boa-constructor command. This
manual page was written for the Debian distribution because the
original program does not have a manual page.
boa-constructor is an IDE and a RAD tool for creating cross-platform
applications built on top of the Python language and the WxWindows GUI
These programs follow the usual GNU command line syntax, with long
options starting with two dashes (‘-’). A summary of options is
-O, --OverridePrefsDirName directory
Specify a different directory to load preferences from. Default
is $HOME/.boa-constructor and is used if it exists. Directory
will be created (and populated) if it does not exist.
Run in constricted mode, overrides the preferences.
Run the first filename passed on the command-line in the
Debugger on startup.
Run in trace mode. Used for tracking down core dumps. Every
function call is logged to a file which can later be parsed for
Execute the script pointed to by $BOASTARTUP or $PYTHONSTARTUP
in the Shell namespace. The Editor object is available as
sys.boa_ide. Overrides the preferences.
Prevent the $HOME directory being used.
Don’t open the files that were open last time Boa was closed.
Run the first filename passed on the command-line in a Remote
Debugger Server that can be connected to over a socket.
Show summary of options.
Show version of program.
The program contains an integrated help and a little tutorial.
This manual page was written by Cedric Delfosse <firstname.lastname@example.org>,
for the Debian project (but may be used by others).
13 May 2003