[Python-Dev] PEP 389: argparse - new command line parsing module

Greg Ewing greg.ewing at canterbury.ac.nz
Wed Sep 30 02:38:26 CEST 2009

Paul Moore wrote:
> I'd rather argparse (or any library function)
> didn't call sys.exit on my behalf - it should raise an exception.

Actually, sys.exit() *does* raise an exception (i.e.
SystemExit) that you can catch if you want.


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