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Suggestion: The command line and Unity Hub

Discussion in 'Unity Hub Preview' started by ikriz, Mar 16, 2018.

  1. ikriz

    ikriz

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    It would be a nice addition to be able to do the following:
    • Start Unity Hub from the command line pass it a unity project and it automatically initialises the correct unity version. possibly passing command line options on to the unity executable. This would make build automation and unity version management a darn sight easier.
    • Tell hub to download/install/remove the latest/specific version through the cmdline, automate the world :)
    Would love to see these options added
     
    Rock360, De-Panther, Deozaan and 2 others like this.
  2. mathieub

    mathieub

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    Hi @ikriz,

    Thanks for your suggestion.
    Looks like having a CLI for the Hub is something which comes back quite a few times now.

    We will discuss it and evaluate this feature to see where it could fit in the the current Hub's roadmap.
     
  3. angusmf

    angusmf

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    Upvote for Hub CLI. It could be a great build tool.
     
  4. EduardDraude

    EduardDraude

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    Up! We need this.
     
  5. IWJared

    IWJared

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    This is a fantastic idea, and would make our automated testing process so much easier.
     
  6. jamiebrynes

    jamiebrynes

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    Upvoting too! Would be immensely useful for automated builds!
     
  7. Claytonious

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    Yes - we use Ansible right now for managing fleets of Jenkins build agents for Unity games. We do a lot of dorking around with .pkg files to get the right Unity versions on those machines. The hub could make that far simpler.
     
  8. Tobiah

    Tobiah

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    +1 to this! Would be super useful for a lot of automated build pipelines
     
  9. Fleer_CTC

    Fleer_CTC

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    +1 This would be amazing!
     
  10. KevinKeyserHats

    KevinKeyserHats

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    +1 would make my life easier in the long run
     
  11. nih_

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  12. halilkayim

    halilkayim

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    This would make it so much easier for us during our CI and release builds. +1
     
  13. Rock360

    Rock360

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