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Extra features for standard library's cmd module


Enhancements for standard library's cmd module.

Drop-in replacement adds several features for command-prompt tools:

* Searchable command history (commands: "hi", "li", "run")
* Load commands from file, save to file, edit commands in file
* Multi-line commands
* Case-insensitive commands
* Special-character shortcut commands (beyond cmd's "@" and "!")
* Settable environment parameters
* Parsing commands with flags
* > (filename), >> (filename) redirect output to file
* < (filename) gets input from file
* bare >, >>, < redirect to/from paste buffer
* accepts abbreviated commands when unambiguous
* `py` enters interactive Python console
* test apps against sample session transcript (see example/

License: MIT



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0.7.9-bp152.2.17 info GA Release 2020-04-17 15 SP2
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