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Command Line Script Support Utility

Project description

  • One line argument parsing function and decorator

  • Simple configuration loader

  • Stream utility with some logging

  • CSV reader/writer unicode support for Python 2.x (in official document)

  • Apache accesslog parser


  • Python 2.7 or 3.x

Python 2.4, 2.5, 2.6 are not supported.


Use pip via PyPI.

pip install clitool


At first, create your script file using module script, clitool.cli.

$ python -m clitool.cli >
$ chmod +x

This file can parse basic command line options and arguments.

$ ./ --help
usage: [-h] [-c FILE] [-o FILE] [--basedir BASEDIR]
                      [--input-encoding INPUT_ENCODING]
                      [--output-encoding OUTPUT_ENCODING]
                      [--processes PROCESSES] [--chunksize CHUNKSIZE]
                      [-v | -q]
                      [FILE [FILE ...]]

positional arguments:

optional arguments:
  -h, --help            show this help message and exit
  -c FILE, --config FILE
                        configuration file
  -o FILE, --output FILE
                        output file
  --basedir BASEDIR     base directory
  --input-encoding INPUT_ENCODING
                        encoding of input source
  --output-encoding OUTPUT_ENCODING
                        encoding of output distination
  --processes PROCESSES
                        count of processes
  --chunksize CHUNKSIZE
                        a number of chunks submitted to the process pool
  -v, --verbose         set logging to verbose mode
  -q, --quiet           set logging to quiet mode

Edit this script on your own :D


Example scripts exist in git repository.

  • read csv data and import database via ‘SQLAlchemy’.

  • read csv data and dump them by GEXF format via ‘NetworkX’.

  • read csv data and dump them by JSON format.

  • read csv data and dump them by KML format via ‘simplekml’.

  • parse Apache access log and create report.

  • parse Apache access log and analyze query parameters.

  • load csv data and build category tree.

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