how to improve simple python shell script (to compile list of files)

Jari Aalto jari.aalto at
Sat Oct 15 18:43:36 CEST 2005

"Fredrik Lundh" <fredrik at> writes:

> Jari Aalto wrote:
| > Please suggest comments how can I make this script to work
| > from bash.
> replace it with a call to the compileall module?
>     $ python -mcompileall [directory...]

Thanks, but that will not work. The files are gathered from discrete
places and I'd need advice why the simple -c options does
not accept the code inside parentheses.

Are there some restrictions in Python to use only "all in one line"? I

    python -c "command; command ...; command; ..."


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