CLI framework using python

Unix SA d.joshi84 at gmail.com
Thu Oct 9 17:25:40 CEST 2014


Hello,

Go for Optparse.. Look at below docs on how to use it.

http://pymotw.com/2/optparse/

Regards,
DJ

On Thu, Oct 9, 2014 at 5:50 PM, <vijnaana at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi,
>
> I need to develop a python CLI framework.
>
> For example if i need to set an ip address in linux:
>
> ifconfig eth0 172.16.25.125
>
> I should be able to use python to do the above.
>
> 1. The user will execute a python script to which i will pass the params
> eth0 and ip address (something like ifconf.py  eth0 172.16.25.125)
>
> 2. Within the script i grab the params and do something to the effect of
> user executing 'ifconfig eth0 172.16.25.125' from the shell.
>
> 3. There are other such commands for which i will be using python scripts.
> I came across pyCLI, but it doesn't have much documentation, so couldn't
> figure out how to move forward.
>
> 4. The CLI framework needs to reuse code so i didn't want to use pure
> python and develop a framework from scratch. Rather use something like
> pyCLI/CLIFF.
>
> The problem is lack of documentation with examples on how to use the above.
>
> Any guidance would be greatly appreciated.
>
> Regards & Thanks,
> Vij
>
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