blanks embedded in python 2.3 optparse

Nagy László Zsolt nagylzs at freemail.hu
Wed Jul 30 00:19:40 CEST 2003


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>is there a way to pass a param with blank embedded with optparse ?
>(C:\Python23\Doc\lib\module-optparse.html)
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>for instance
>prog --name=mr jones
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>and have "mister jones" as a single entry for name ?
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>reading the docs I see nothing about that.
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>the only thing is the nargs to pass nargs at a time, but here you can't tell
>in advance how many words in the name there is
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For Unix and windows:

prog --name="mr jones"

For unices, this should work too:

prog --name=mr\ jones

Know nothing about macs and others.

   Laci







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