cmd2

A python package for building powerful command-line interpreter (CLI) programs. Extends the Python Standard Library’s cmd package.

The basic use of cmd2 is identical to that of cmd.

  1. Create a subclass of cmd2.Cmd. Define attributes and do_* methods to control its behavior. Throughout this documentation, we will assume that you are naming your subclass App:

    from cmd2 import Cmd
    class App(Cmd):
        # customized attributes and methods here
  2. Instantiate App and start the command loop:

    app = App()
    app.cmdloop()
    

Compatibility

Tested and working with Python 2.5, 2.6, 2.7, 3.1; Jython 2.5

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