[Python-Dev] Add a -z interpreter flag to execute a zip file

Daniel Stutzbach daniel at stutzbachenterprises.com
Thu Jul 12 17:08:08 CEST 2007

On 7/11/07, Andy C <andychup at gmail.com> wrote:
> The good thing about this is that it's extremely simple -- basically
> 20 lines of C code to add a -z flag that calls a 3-line Python
> function in the runpy module.

Instead of requiring a -z flag, why not have the interpreter peak at
the file to see if it starts with one of the ZIP magic numbers?

That way it Just Works.

Daniel Stutzbach, Ph.D.             President, Stutzbach Enterprises LLC

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