[Python-Dev] What about PEP 299?

Guido van Rossum guido at python.org
Wed Mar 29 00:53:31 CEST 2006

On 3/28/06, Charles Cazabon <python at discworld.dyndns.org> wrote:
> It might be worth instead adding an option flag to the executable that implies
> "from the loaded module, run __main__() with sys.argv as its argument(s)", so
> the user can get this behaviour with `python -X somemodule.py`.

You can do "python -x somemodule" as long as somemodule.py uses the if
__name__=='__main__' convention. What does your proposal add?

--Guido van Rossum (home page: http://www.python.org/~guido/)

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