How to send a var to stdin of an external software
siona at chiark.greenend.org.uk
Thu Mar 13 15:21:37 CET 2008
Benjamin Watine <watine at cines.fr> wrote:
>How can I do this ? I would like a function like that :
> theFunction ('cat -', stdin=myVar)
>I don't need to get any return value.
http://docs.python.org/lib/node534.html says this is spelt
myVar = subprocess.Popen(["cat", "-"], stdout=subprocess.PIPE).communicate()
(Probably not obvious how to find this if you've not come across the
backtick notation in shell or Perl.)
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