[Tutor] Windows, Python and me
Mon, 13 Aug 2001 20:40:47 +0400 (MSD)
On Sun, 12 Aug 2001 email@example.com wrote:
>If not you need to either set the PATH env var in autoexec.bat
>yourself(via the installer) or tell the user how...
Better to tell how...
>> to the C:/WINDOWS/COMMAND
>> directory with proper python call and all arguments re-applied?
>Bad idea! For a start DOS BAT can only handle 9
>arguments (%1...%9) ata time(like unix you can shift them but how could the
>script do that sensibly???
I can add a decent shell too. Say, bash ;-)
>> (I am not sure what is the MS equivalent of bash's $*, though...)
>There isn't one!
Hard to believe, but possible.
>Isn't there a default script in the python distro for
>converting Unix-SDOS line ends?
Python doesn't require conversion: under Windows it
runs LF and CRLF. Text editor NotePad is not that smart :-(
(I was thinking to include Emacs ;-)
>crlf.py or something?
It will not help, as it only converts one script at a time. And it is very
easy to write one. (10-liner, including directory walking, I bet.
>> WinZip is not free.
>No but Zip Central is and is a winzip clone.
>Do a search or visit my tutor which has a web link.
I've found UltimateZip. Maybe ZipCentral is better, thanks!
Sincerely yours, Roman Suzi
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