Chapter 10 – Python Command Line Arguments

 
Step 1
 
Open any text editor (gedit,pico,vi,nano) then enter the following python script and save the file with .py extension.
 
#!/usr/bin/python
#Author : Jijo K Jose
 
print "\n————————————\nChapter 10 – Command Line Parameters \n————————————\n"
 
import sys
 
if(len(sys.argv) < 3):
 print "You should enter 2 argument"
elif(len(sys.argv) >=3):
 print "You entered %d argument " %(len(sys.argv)-1)
 print "The sys.argv values are : ", sys.argv
 print "sys.argv values in separte lines are…."
 for i in sys.argv:
  print i
 
print "\n————————————–\n"
 
#END

Step 2
 
Change file permission to executable using chmod command.
 
Step 3
 
Execute the python file.
 
python-commad-line-parameter-10
 

 
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