Chris F.A. Johnson
cfajohnson at gmail.com
Sat Nov 19 06:55:58 CET 2005
On 2005-11-18, Belebele wrote:
>>From an interactive python shell, I execute the following:
> import os
> for line in os.popen('alias').readlines():
> print line
> No aliases are printed.
> I started python from an bash environment that had many aliases
> defined. I expected to see the list of aliases from within the
> interactive python shell.
Since bash does not export aliases, they cannot be seen by a child
> What could I do to see those aliases defined in the shell from where
> I started python?
Store them in a file before calling python, and read that file.
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