[twill] passing parameters to twill scripts

Titus Brown titus at caltech.edu
Thu Mar 23 10:30:13 PST 2006

On Thu, Mar 09, 2006 at 02:08:19PM +0100, Michele Simionato wrote:
-> Is there a way (or are there plans) to pass parameters to a twill script?
-> For instance I would like to pass to the script the URL to start with;
-> for instance
-> it could be http://my-site-devel.com or http://my-site-test.com or 
-> http://my-site-prod.com.
-> I would expect a bash-like syntax:
-> $ cat test.twill
-> go $1
-> echo 'done!'
-> $ twill-sh test.twill http://my-site-devel.com

hi, Michele,

some details still need to be worked out, but I've added the 'argparse'
extension module for the purpose of grabbing sys.argv.  See


What do you think about adding a '--' separator to the twill-sh command
line, so that you can do things like

	twill-sh test.twill -- arg1 arg2 arg3



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