Question re the uno-skeletonmaker'-t' CLI qualifier

Stephan Bergmann sbergman at
Mon Jan 23 14:15:26 UTC 2023

On 23/01/2023 03:45, David wrote:
> According to 
> the 
> argument ‘-t’  “specifies a UNOIDL type name, e.g. 
> (can be used more than once)”.  This wording is 
> the same as both the uno-skeletonmaker command-line ‘help’ and the 
> introductory comments in the source code for 'skeletonmaker.cxx'.
> However I don't understand which entity the UNOIDL type name is intended 
> to qualify.  For example, is it the type of the skeleton code to be 
> generated (presumably not, since that’s defined by the ‘calc-add-in’ 
> command), the type of each value returned by the Java methods 
> implemented in this addIn, or something else? Anything I've tried 
> results in an "unknown entity" diagnostic.

uno-skeletonmaker apparently needs to be explicitly told where to find 
any referenced UNOIDL entities, via the -l option.  So adding something like

> -l "$OFFICE_HOME"/program/types.rdb -l "$OFFICE_HOME"/program/types/offapi.rdb

should work (in an SDK shell, on Linux at least).

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