convert string to list

Diez B. Roggisch deetsNOSPAM at
Wed Oct 13 14:08:05 CEST 2004

Jochen Hub wrote:

> I need this since I would like to give a list as an argument to my
> Python script from the bash:
> #!/usr/bin/python
> import sys
> argument1 = sys.argv[1]
> thelist = ???(argument1)
> and then call the script from the bash like this
> ["A","B","C"]

Why don't you give the args standalone "A" "B" "C"

 and do this:

thelist = sys.argv[1:]


Diez B. Roggisch

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