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RHINO(1) General Commands Manual RHINO(1)
rhino [options] script_filename_or_url [script_arguments]
This manual page documents briefly the rhino command. This manual page was written for
the Debian distribution because the original program does not have a manual page. It is
written according to the html documentation.
scripts in batch mode or an interactive environment for exploratory programming.
-opt, -O optLevel
Optimizes at level optLevel, which must be an integer between -1 and 9. -1 means
Interpretive mode is always used. 0 means no optimizations whereas 9 means all
optimizations are performed.
Specifies the language version to compile with. The string versionNumber must be
mation on language versions.
Enable strict mode.
Scripts executing in the shell have access to some additional properties of the top-level
The arguments object is an array containing the strings of all the arguments given
at the command line when the shell was invoked.
help() Executing the help function will print usage and help messages.
Define an extension using the Java class named with the string argument className.
Uses ScriptableObject.defineClass() to define the extension.
Restore from the specified file an object previously written by a call to serial‐
given, each file is read in and executed in turn.
Load and execute the class named by the string argument className. The class must
be a class that implements the Script interface, as will any script compiled by
Evaluate and print expressions. Evaluates each expression, converts the result to a
string, and prints it.
Read given file and convert its bytes to a string using the specified character
coding or default character coding if explicit coding argument is not given.
Open an input connection to the given string url, read all its bytes and convert
them to a string using the specified character coding or default character coding
if explicit coding argument is not given.
Execute the specified command with the given argument and options as a separate
process and return the exit status of the process. For details, see JavaDoc for
Serialize the given object to the specified file.
Run the given function or script in a different thread.
creates a synchronized function (in the sense of a Java synchronized method) from
an existing function. The new function synchronizes on the this object of its invo‐
quit() Quit shell. The shell will also quit in interactive mode if an end-of-file charac‐
ter is typed at the prompt.
sion number is returned. If an argument is supplied, it is expected to be one of
The online documentation under http://www.mozilla.org/rhino/shell.html
This manual page was written by Wolfgang Baer <WBaer AT gmx.de>, for the Debian project (but
may be used by others).
February 12, 2005 RHINO(1)