How to exit the main script in Python

Adonis deltapigz at
Fri Aug 16 21:33:22 CEST 2002

import sys

hope this helps


"Richard Kessler" <richardkessler at> wrote in message
news:3D5D4EA7.90209 at
> I have a simple script that calls a bunch of functions to do things.
> Sometimes I need to simply exit the main script mid way but I can't find
> the syntax. 'Return' does not work outside of a function. 'Break' must
> be in a loop...etc.
> The VB counter part would be 'end'.
> Many thanks in advance.
> Richard

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