How to pass Python command line options (vs arguments) when running script directly vs via Python interpreter?
> You might try:
> from getopt import getopt
> or the (apparently newer):
> from optparse import OptionParser
Thanks Mike. My question was trying to make a distinction between Python options (flags that precede the script or module name) and arguments (the script specific values passed on the command line following the script's name).
Here's a description of the options I'm referring to: