ta (was Re: cmdline args to a piped python prog)

leo halloleo at noospaam.myrealbox.com
Thu Mar 11 00:19:24 CET 2004

thanks a lot, piet.


"Piet van Oostrum" <piet at cs.uu.nl> wrote in message
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> >>>>> "leo" <halloleo at noospaam.myrealbox.com> (L) wrote:
> L> hi there
> L> a python file can evaluate cmdline arguments like
> L> python myprog.py arg1 arg2 arg3...
> L> when i feed python with my program via terminal input like
> L> cat myprog.py | python
> L> how can i then specifiy the cmdline arguments arg1 arg2 arg3...?
> You could say cat myprog.py | python - arg1 arg2 arg3
> Then sys.argv[1:] contains the arguments.
> By the way cat myprog.py | python * is equivalent to python * < myprog.py
> No need for cat.
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> Piet van Oostrum <piet at cs.uu.nl>
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