[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...
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