py.lookup(1) pylib word lookup


py.lookup [option] [search_string]


This manual page documents briefly the py.lookup command.

This manual page was written for the Debian(TM) distribution because the original program does not have a manual page. Instead, it has documentation in html available in /usr/share/doc/python-codespeak-lib/.

py.lookup is a program that search for a word (or quoted phrase) into python modules under the current directory.


These programs follow the usual GNU command line syntax, with long options starting with two dashes (`-'). A summary of options is included below.

-h --help

Show summary of options.

-i --ignore-case

ignore case distinctions.

-C --context=CONTEXT

how many lines of context to show for each match.


This manual page was written by Alexandre Fayolle [email protected] for the Debian(TM) system (but may be used by others). Permission is granted to copy, distribute and/or modify this document under the terms of the GNU General Public License, Version 2 any later version published by the Free Software Foundation.

On Debian systems, the complete text of the GNU General Public License can be found in /usr/share/common-licenses/GPL.


Alexandre Fayolle



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