[Python-Dev] Reserving an arg space for Jython
brett at python.org
Fri Apr 11 20:51:18 CEST 2008
On Fri, Apr 11, 2008 at 7:40 PM, Guido van Rossum <guido at python.org> wrote:
> Works for me. We should have a patch to CPython that looks for -J and
> rejects it with "-J is reserved for Jython".
Do we want it to be Jython-specific, or should it be available to any
alternative VM? I don't know if the IronPython folks need anything for
.NET, but maybe they would like one?
> 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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