The current help information as it would be printed at the command line.

§1. Running Intest with -help currently produces the following summary:

This is intest, a command-line tool for testing command-line tools


PROJECT is the home folder of the project to be tested

-using RECIPEFILE tells intest where to find test recipes: default
is PROJECT/Tests/PROJECT.intest

-do INSTRUCTIONS tells intest what to do with its tests:
    ACTION CASE1 CASE2 ... performs the given action, which may be:
    -test (default), -show, -curse, -bless, -rebless, -open, -show-i6
    CASEs can be identified by name, or by 'all', 'cases', 'problems', etc.
    a bare number as a CASE means this case number in the command history

'intest ?' shows the command history; 'intest ?N' repeats command N from it

OPTIONS are as follows:

-no-colours      don't show discrepancies in red and green using terminal emulation (default is -colours)
-no-history      don't use command history (default is -history)
-internal X      use X as the internal Inform distribution resources
-purge           delete any extraneous files from the intest workspace on disc
-results X       write an HTML results page to filename X for use in the Inform apps
-set X           set a global variable, e.g., -set '$$magic = XYZZY'
-threads=N       use X independent threads to test
-verbose         print out all shell commands issued (default is -no-verbose)
-workspace X     use directory X (which must exist) for temporary file storage

-at X            specify that this tool is installed at X
-crash           intentionally crash on internal errors, for backtracing (default is -no-crash)
-fixtime         pretend the time is 11 a.m. on 28 March 2016 for testing (default is -no-fixtime)
-help            print this help information
-locale X        set locales as 'L=E', L being shell or console, E platform, utf-8 or iso-latin1
-log X           write the debugging log to include diagnostics on X
-version         print out version number