What's the correct syntax for parameters?


The tour uses --param value syntax. Example (source):

docker exec -it dgraph dgraph server --lru_mb 2048 --zero localhost:5080

The docs use --param=value syntax. Example (source):

docker run -it -p 7080:7080 -p 8080:8080 -p 9080:9080 -v ~/server1:/dgraph dgraph/dgraph:latest dgraph server --lru_mb=<typically one-third the RAM> --zero=HOSTIPADDR:5080 --my=HOSTIPADDR:7080

Finally, running dgraph-ratel --help produces param names with single dash - and no indication of how to use them:

Usage of dgraph-ratel:
  -addr string
    	Address of the Dgraph server.
  -port int
    	Port on which the ratel server will run. (default 8000)
    	Prints the version of ratel.

Could you please clarify which syntax is correct or if multiple syntaxes are supported?

(Daniel Mai) #2

Multiple syntaxes are supported.

For dgraph-ratel specifically, it simply uses https://golang.org/pkg/flag/ which provides the single-hypen flag names.