expander.py and expander3.py command line options


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Print a summary of the function of the program.

-f FILE --file FILE

Specify a FILE to process. This option may be used more than once to process more than one file but note than this option is not really needed. Files can also be specified directly after the other command line options. If not given, the program gets it’s input from stdin.


Evaluate PYTHONEXPRESSION in global context.

-I PATH --include PATH

Add PATH to the list of include paths.

-s --simple-vars

Allow variables without brackets.

-a --auto-continuation

Assume ‘’ at the end of lines with commands.

-i --auto-indent

Automatically indent macros.


Do not print a message on stderr when the program is reading it’s input from stdin.