[Python-Dev] Reserving an arg space for Jython

Guido van Rossum guido at python.org
Fri Apr 11 19:40:50 CEST 2008

Works for me. We should have a patch to CPython that looks for -J and
rejects it with "-J is reserved for Jython".

On Fri, Apr 11, 2008 at 10:38 AM, Frank Wierzbicki
<fwierzbicki at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi all,
>  I was wondering if it might be possible for Jython to get an "arg
>  space" for command line execution.  We try to deliver the same
>  switches that Python delivers (so for example -c means "program passed
>  in as string" on Python and Jython).  We have some need for arguments
>  that would be Jython-specific, for example we would like to be able to
>  pass arguments to the Java process that starts Jython.  I would just
>  make one up, but it would be best if it was future compatible with
>  Python (so -J would be great, but it would be annoying if -J started
>  to mean something in a future Python).
>  So what do guys say?  Can we hava -J?  I don't think it is being used yet...
>  -Frank
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