PEP 338: Executing modules inside packages with '-m'
just at xs4all.nl
Tue Dec 14 12:10:18 CET 2004
In article <mailman.7688.1103013695.5135.python-list at python.org>,
"Fredrik Lundh" <fredrik at pythonware.com> wrote:
> Just wrote:
> >> as for the rest of your arguments, I have to assume that you were joking.
> >> (or
> >> that you have no experience whatsoever of distribution of Python programs
> >> in
> >> Unix and Windows environments).
> > Whatever. You suggestion does not work in many cases. How about a
> > program that starts threads? Can't do that as a side effect of import.
> my suggestion was to make sure that the user can type "bar arg" to start a
> Python program called "bar" with the argument "arg". that's trivial, on all
> major platforms, despite what Nick says -- and yes, you can start threads
> from a program named "bar". try it.
This subthread was specifically about your
python -c "import foo.bar" arg
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