command line arguments (newbie...)
fredrik at pythonware.com
Tue Nov 25 19:02:22 CET 2003
P at draigBrady.com wrote:
> man 3 getopt suggests t:: should work.
> If it doesn't then it's another broken python reimplementation of a
> standard library:
if you're going to refer to standards, maybe you should read the
"The argument optstring is a string of recognised option characters;
if a character is followed by a colon, the option takes an argument.
All option characters allowed by Utility Syntax Guideline 3 are allowed
in optstring. The implementation may accept other characters as an
where Utility Syntax Guideline 3 says:
"Each option name should be a single alphanumeric character (the
alnum character classification) from the portable character set. Multi-
digit options are not allowed."
and Utility Syntax Guideline 7 says:
"Option-arguments should not be optional."
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