raw_input with a pre-compiled data

Dave Angel davea at ieee.org
Sat Jun 20 21:27:50 CEST 2009


patx wrote:
> Could you use if elif statements? Don't understand what you mean really?
>
> On Sat, Jun 20, 2009 at 3:01 PM, Dave Angel <davea at ieee.org> wrote:
>
>   
>> Luca wrote:
>>
>>     
>>> Hi all.
>>>
>>> I need to use a function like the raw_input to read data from user
>>> command line, but I really like to pre-compile the choice and I'm not
>>> able to do this. There is some other function/module I can use?
>>> I wanna to pre-compile the raw_input input line with the current working
>>> path.
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>       
>> You'll have to define several terms for us:
>>
>> 1) "pre-compile" - Are you coding in Python, or in C, or some other
>> compiled language? Microsoft C has (had?) something called pre-compiled
>> headers, but they never worked very well, so I kept them disabled.
>> 2) "the choice" - what choice would that be?
>> 3) "this" -  what's this?
>> 4) "current working path" - what does this mean?  Do you perhaps mean
>> "current directory" aka "current working directory" ?  Or do you mean the
>> path to the __main__ file?
>>
>> The only thing I can understand clearly is "read data from user command
>> line".  You get that from  sys.argv usually, or you can parse it with
>> optparse.  Or if you need the line unmodified, AND if you're on Windows, you
>> can use the win32 module to call something like GetCommandLine().  I'd have
>> to check that last one, though.
>>
>>
>>
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>>     
This was sent off-list.  And it was top-posted, so I'll have to copy his 
two questions here...

> Could you use if elif statements? 

Yes.  Whenever they're needed.  But I don't see the relevance to this 
thread.

 > Don't understand what you mean really?

This "question" doesn't parse.




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