argparse: showing full help for subparsers

Chris Withers chris at
Wed Aug 31 13:57:04 CEST 2011

Hi All,

If I have subparsers set up and do: --help

I get the summary for each of the top-level commands, but to get the 
help for each sub-command I have to do: subcommand --help

Is there any way I can get " --help" to show the help 
hierarchically, including all options for all subcommands?



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