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swift Developer Command Lline Arguments

see also swift Command Line Arguments


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

  • marking as developers provides some extra functionality
  • the bootstrap location can also be changed to a test server

Test the dump server: --testcrashpad


Installer cmd. line: -i --bootstrapurl

  • bootstrap URL is mandatory
  • use installer mode -i to launch wizard

Testing pilot client with VATSIM live servers


Installer versions are automatically enabled for VATSIM productive keys.

  • Testing interpolation / aircraft parts

    • use swift as "out of the box"
    • any productive servers can be used
    • works with our without simulator attached
    • voice cannot be tested (no connection allowed)
  • Testing swift as we will ship it

    • set client id and key, cmd will look something like this: --serverType vatsim --clientIdAndKey 0xFOO:BAR --dev --bootstrapurl <