# python¶

Runs python scripts in an environment where all the Gaffer modules are available.

Caution

This application is deprecated. Use gaffer env python instead.

## -help¶

Prints names and descriptions of each parameter rather than running the application.

The maximum number of threads used for computation. The default value of zero causes the number of threads to be chosen automatically based on the available hardware.

## -profileFileName¶

If this is specified, then the application is run using the cProfile profiling module, and the results saved to the file for later examination.

## -file¶

The python script to execute

## -arguments¶

An arbitrary list of arguments which will be provided to the python script in a variable called argv.