question regarding Guido's main article
christopher at baus.net
Thu Jun 3 10:36:45 CEST 2004
I'm new to Python and am learning the languge for writing test scripts for
I just finished reading this:
article. Coming from C++ I am a bit confused about the relationship of
the interpreter to main. I think I understand the __name__ variable, it
just doesn't work as expected.
I implemented a script using the form described in the article. The then
This immediately called my main function, which should have only been
called if __name__ == "__main__".
What I expect was that __name__ would be something other than __main__ and
I would be put back at the prompt for instance...
>>> foobar = "foo and a bar"
That way I could pass any arguments to main or do processing before
calling main. The article mentions calling main from the interactive
prompt, I just don't see how to do this.
Thanks for your help...
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