How can I run a program?

Calvin Spealman ironfroggy at gmail.com
Sat Jul 30 18:56:21 CEST 2005


did you try to put the filename in quotes?

On 30 Jul 2005 03:33:14 -0700, Lad <python at hope.cz> wrote:
> Hello,
> I am running Python on XP and have a problem with
> a  program  if its name consists '-' for example:
> my-program.py
> When I try to run a program with such name
> I get the error :
> 
> Traceback (most recent call last):
>   File "<interactive input>", line 1, in ?
> NameError: name 'my' is not defined
> 
> Python thinks that the name of program is my.py only
> but the name is my-program.py
> 
> What is a solution?
> Thank you
> Lad.
> 
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