[Twisted-Python] A useful value for argv
radix at twistedmatrix.com
Sun Feb 16 05:00:50 EST 2003
On Sun, Feb 16, 2003 at 01:22:50AM -0800, Brian Warner wrote:
> > > I think it would be neat if twistd re-executed itself(/python), and
> > > specified the name of the tap/tas/tax file it was currently processing as
> > > the value for argv.
> I like it, but the re-exec step is a bit unfortunate. I can imagine problems
> (or at least user confusion) when twistd is run under strace, or pdb.
> Is there any python way to change argv in place? C apps can muck with it
> all they like.. is sys.argv mutable in any useful way?
Nope. I think there was a patch for Python to allow it to be mutable,
but nobody wanted to allow a change to main(), or something.
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