sys.argv with quoted strings as option argument

Jeff Epler jepler at unpythonic.net
Thu Dec 11 00:41:23 CET 2003


It certainly doesn't work this way on my Unix system.

[jepler at parrot jepler]$ ls -l printargs.py
-rwxrwxr-x    1 jepler   jepler         48 Dec 10 17:40 printargs.py
[jepler at parrot jepler]$ cat printargs.py
#!/usr/bin/env python
import sys
print sys.argv
[jepler at parrot jepler]$ ./printargs.py --includedir="/usr/include /usr/local/include" --libdir="/usr/lib /usr/local/lib"
['./printargs.py', '--includedir=/usr/include /usr/local/include', '--libdir=/usr/lib /usr/local/lib']

Jeff





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