problem with sys import argv

Dave Angel davea at davea.name
Tue Mar 26 21:48:36 CET 2013


On 03/26/2013 04:12 PM, Thomas 'PointedEars' Lahn wrote:
> Dave Angel wrote:
>
>> Since the script takes a mandatory argument, run it with one.
>>
>> python  myscript.py  Dave
>>
>> Better would be to change the script to check len(argv) for exactly 2,
>> and tell the user how he should have run it.
>
> I would use argparse.ArgumentParser instead.
>
> <http://docs.python.org/dev/library/argparse.html>
>

As would I.  But that would be out of proportion of the rest of the 
code, and therefore presumably beyond the needs or interest of the OP.

-- 
DaveA



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