Parse a string into argv-like list like OS does

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Sun Aug 1 15:42:47 CEST 2010


Tim,

> Sounds like the shlex module...
> http://docs.python.org/library/shlex.html

Cheers for the link - that's *exactly* what I was searching for.

For the archives: Here's an excellent tutorial on this module.
http://www.oreillynet.com/onlamp/blog/2007/10/pymotw_shlex.html

Malcolm



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