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There's a --password flag and --generate-new-wallet flag, which make programmatic generation of a wallet very easy, except for this missing piece. Ideally a command like this would generate a wallet and start the JsonRPC:

monero-wallet-cli \
    --generate-new-wallet=foo \
    --password="secret" \
    --language=0 # english

but I haven't seen this in the --help listing. If this flag doesn't exist, then that would force programmers to supply the 0 to the process via stdin, which is very fragile.

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There is none.

This is a good candidate to open a bug on https://github.com/monero-project/bitmonero/issues. It's also a good first task for a new contributor, and if none pick it up, it'll get done by an existing one.

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