swift developer command line arguments

see also swiftcmdargs{.interpreted-text role=“ref”}


Just use --help to see a help screen. You can use "help" with all executables, as launcher, core and client might have different arguments.


Testing as developer

Normally done like this: --dev --bootstrapurl https://datastore.swift-project.org/shared/

  1. Marking as dev. provides some extra functionality
  2. The bootstrap location can also be changed to a test server

Test the dump server: --testcrashpad


Installer cmd. line: -i --bootstrapurl https://datastore.swift-project.org/shared/

  1. bootstrap URL is mandatory
  2. use installer mode [-i]{.title-ref} to launch wizard

Testing pilot client with VATSIM live servers

::: {.note} ::: {.title} Note :::

Installer versions are automatically enabled for VATSIM productive keys. :::

  1. Testing interpolation / aircraft parts
  1. Use swift as "out of the box"
  2. Any productive servers can be used
  3. Works with our without simulator attached
  4. Voice cannot be tested (no connection allowed)

# Testing swift as we will ship it

  1. Set client id and key, cmd will look something like this:

--serverType vatsim --clientIdAndKey 0xFOO:BAR --dev --bootstrapurl https://datastore.swift-project.org/shared/`