Yet Another Command Line Parser
NOmanlio_perilloSPAM at libero.it
Wed Oct 27 10:34:16 CEST 2004
On Tue, 26 Oct 2004 19:33:42 GMT, Andrew Dalke <adalke at mindspring.com>
>Manlio Perillo wrote:
>> # add spaces to avoids errors like: 1 2, 3 4 -> (12, 34)
>> _options = ' '.join(sys.argv[1:])
>> def call(func):
>> Call func, passing to it the arguments from the command line
>> exec('func(' + _options + ')')
>> The only problem is that error messages are ugly.
>And it's a huge security hole. What if I did
I'm not sure (it does not works on Windows 'shell'), have you run this
code? It does not raises a SyntaxError?
>Even if not a security hole, it's tricky to handle the
>combined shell and Python escaping rules
> script.py x="This is a string"
>won't work, while
> script.py 'x="This is a string"'
Actually on Windows the right syntax is
script.py x='"This is a string"'
>should. Embedding ! and \escaped characters should be
>even more fun.
Thanks and regards Manlio Perillo
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