[docs] /3/library/argparse.html#module-argparse

Georg Brandl georg at python.org
Sun Oct 6 19:34:54 CEST 2013


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Am 22.03.2013 17:03, schrieb Micheal Wells:
> An observation:
> 
> In example 16.4.1, a script named 'prog.py' is given, and the user is told
> that they may execute it from the command line like so:  $  prog.py
> 
> My issue with this, is that it doesn't mention that the script starts with
> a shebang or is made executable with chmod +x, and even then the command
> would be $ ./prog.py.
> 
> A minor gripe, but I think that too much is assumed of the reader.   For
> reference:
> 
> 
> 
> Assuming the Python code above is saved into a file called prog.py, it can
> be run at the command line and provides useful help messages:
> 
> $ prog.py -h

Hi Micheal,

thanks for the report; I've replaced the invocations by "$ python prog.py" which
should work on every platform.  The change will go live soon.

cheers,
Georg
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