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Posted 9 Mar 2002

XGetopt - A Unix-compatible getopt() for MFC and Win32

, 20 May 2003
XGetopt provides drop-in Unix-style command line processing for Win32 and MFC applications
// XGetopt.h  Version 1.2
// Author:  Hans Dietrich
// This software is released into the public domain.
// You are free to use it in any way you like.
// This software is provided "as is" with no expressed
// or implied warranty.  I accept no liability for any
// damage or loss of business that this software may cause.

#ifndef XGETOPT_H
#define XGETOPT_H

extern int optind, opterr;
extern TCHAR *optarg;

int getopt(int argc, TCHAR *argv[], TCHAR *optstring);

#endif //XGETOPT_H

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About the Author

Hans Dietrich
Software Developer (Senior) Hans Dietrich Software
United States United States
I attended St. Michael's College of the University of Toronto, with the intention of becoming a priest. A friend in the University's Computer Science Department got me interested in programming, and I have been hooked ever since.

Recently, I have moved to Los Angeles where I am doing consulting and development work.

For consulting and custom software development, please see

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