convert string to list

Diez B. Roggisch deetsNOSPAM at web.de
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
> 
> thescript.py ["A","B","C"]

Why don't you give the args standalone

thescript.py "A" "B" "C"

 and do this:

thelist = sys.argv[1:]



-- 
Regards,

Diez B. Roggisch



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