optparse.py: FutureWarning error
jabel at plus.net
Wed Jun 8 11:12:46 CEST 2005
Magnus Lycka wrote:
>Terry Reedy wrote:
>>This should REALLY be on the doc page of the Python site.
>>It is really time to stop pretending that the only Python users
>>that count have a *nix on their desk.
>I agree with this too, but if you're a programmer
>on the Windows platform with possibility to install
>software on the machine you work with, I strongly
>suggest that you install cygwin or something
>equivalent. Not just for "man python". Tools like
>grep and find are vastly superior to anything I've
>seen natively on windows if you want to process the
>data you find in some automated way.
>In my experience, Windows 2000 and later are fairly
>decent operating systems if you have Python and
>cygwin installed, but I'd feel awfully handicapped
>without those tools.
As a programmer on Win32, and *nix platforms, I agree with needing
better tools. however, I find cygwin a pita. For tools such as grep
and find, try this http://unxutils.sourceforge.net/. No need for cygwin
( though that's not say cygwin isn't useful ).
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