Bug 45884 - Many enumeration options do not document their acceptable values
Summary: Many enumeration options do not document their acceptable values
Status: CONFIRMED
Alias: None
Product: Xamarin.Mac
Classification: Desktop
Component: mmp ()
Version: Master
Hardware: PC Mac OS
: Normal normal
Target Milestone: Future Cycle (TBD)
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Reported: 2016-10-25 15:19 UTC by Aaron Bockover [MSFT]
Modified: 2016-12-22 17:56 UTC (History)
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Description Aaron Bockover [MSFT] 2016-10-25 15:19:05 UTC
The following appear to be options that accept "enum" values but do not document what those values may be:

--linkskip=VALUE       Skip linking of the specified assembly

--profile=VALUE        (Obsoleted in favor of --target-framework) Specify
                         the .NET profile to use (defaults to '.
                         NETFramework,v4.0')

--sdk=VALUE            Specifies the SDK version to compile against (
                         version, for example "10.9")

--tls-provider=VALUE   Specify the default TLS provider

--http-message-handler=VALUE
                       Specify the default HTTP Message Handler

--marshal-objectivec-exceptions[=VALUE]

--marshal-managed-exceptions[=VALUE]
Comment 1 Rolf Bjarne Kvinge [MSFT] 2016-12-22 17:56:35 UTC
The marshal-*-exceptions options will get better help here: https://github.com/xamarin/xamarin-macios/pull/1403

For --linkskip, the option takes the name of an assembly (so no enum).
For --sdk, the option takes a version (no enum here either).

We can probably just hide the --profile option, since it's deprecated.

--tls-provider and --http-message-handler should still get better help though.