Arguments from the command line

Mark Lawrence breamoreboy at yahoo.co.uk
Mon Sep 6 18:08:32 CEST 2010


On 06/09/2010 16:48, aug dawg wrote:
> I've seen Python programs that can be activated from the command line. For
> example:
>
> hg
>
> This displays a list of commands for the Mercurial revision control system.
> But another command is this:
>
> hg commit "This is a commit name"
>
> Mercurial is written in Python. I know that commit is a function that
> commits to a repo, but what command does the program use in order to get the
> commit name, like "This is a commit name" (This would make a commit with
> "This is a commit name" as the commit name)
>
>

See sys.argv at http://docs.python.org/library/sys.html

Cheers.

Mark Lawrence.




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