Redirect os.system output
codecraig at gmail.com
Mon Oct 24 13:49:12 CEST 2005
Any other ideas? or examples of using subprocess to do what I was
Kent Johnson wrote:
> jas wrote:
> > I would like to redirect the output from os.system to a variable, but
> > am having trouble. I tried using os.popen(..).read() ...but that
> > doesn't give me exactly what i want.
> Here is an example using subprocess:
> > ..this is windows by the way.
> > For example:
> > tmp = os.popen("hostname").read()
> > ...works as expected.
> > however,
> > tmp = os.popen("cmd").read()
> > ...i would like to have access to the cmd process...i.e. enter commands
> > like a normal command line. os.system() allows this, but i dont want
> > output to the screen..i wanna store it to a variable. then send
> > content of variable elsewhere, receive more input and submit it.
> > almost emulate the windows command prompt.
> > any ideas?
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