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preference override file ignored?

When I invoke wing via wing7.2 --prefs-file=alternateprefs the alternate preferences file specification is, as far as I can tell, completely ignored. How does one invoke the alternate prefs file and have it behave as described in the wing manual? (Yes, the file is in the correct place.)

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Marc A. Murison
asked 2020-10-16 18:27:30 -0500
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It looks like it needs to be --prefs-file alternateprefs without the '='. There appears to be inconsistency in that some args want the = and others do not!

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Wingware Support
answered 2020-10-16 20:28:12 -0500
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Aha! That was indeed the problem, thanks. The manual and "wing7.2 --help" will need to be corrected.

Marc A. Murison's avatar Marc A. Murison (2020-10-17 15:15:00 -0500) edit

Will do, thanks.

Wingware Support's avatar Wingware Support (2020-10-19 09:16:08 -0500) edit
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