do not use exit()

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ID: python-best-practices/no-exit

Language: Python

Severity: Error

Category: Best Practices

Description

Use sys.exit() instead of exit(). Exit is a builtin and done mostly for the console. sys.exit() is done for program with a proper return argument (see documentation).

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Non-Compliant Code Examples

print("bla")
exit(0)  # use sys.exit() instead

Compliant Code Examples

import sys
print("bla")
sys.exit(0)