argparse: Command line optional and positional argument parser

A command line parser to be used with Rscript to write "#!" shebang scripts that gracefully accept positional and optional arguments and automatically generate usage.

Version: 1.0.1
Depends: proto
Imports: findpython, getopt (≥ 1.19), rjson
Suggests: knitr, testthat
Published: 2014-04-05
Author: Trevor L Davis. Ports examples from the argparse Python module by the Python Software Foundation. Ports examples from the getopt package by Allen Day.
Maintainer: Trevor L Davis <trevor.l.davis at>
License: GPL-2 | GPL-3 [expanded from: GPL (≥ 2)]
Copyright: See file (inst/)COPYRIGHTS.
argparse copyright details
NeedsCompilation: no
SystemRequirements: python (>= 2.7)
CRAN checks: argparse results


Reference manual: argparse.pdf
Vignettes: argparse Command Line Argument Parsing
Package source: argparse_1.0.1.tar.gz
Windows binaries: r-devel:, r-release:, r-oldrel:
OS X Snow Leopard binaries: r-release: argparse_1.0.1.tgz, r-oldrel: not available
OS X Mavericks binaries: r-release: argparse_1.0.1.tgz
Old sources: argparse archive

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