[Tutor] Using os.popen()
dyoo at hkn.eecs.berkeley.edu
Thu Mar 9 01:05:52 CET 2006
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Anyway, to your question:
> I need help to connect to db on Linux machine.
> When I do it manually -all right, try to execute script does not work.
> My script is simple:
> def Connect3():
> arg=os.popen('sql.py --prompt qa2:adsdb
Can you be more specific than "does not work"? Do you see a syntax or
runtime error, or nothing, or...? Do you see any output at all?
I'm trying to impress the idea that many of us on the list are not
psychic. You have to help us with our shortcomings! *grin*
I'll assume for the moment that you're using some kind of Unix. What
happens if you type:
$ sql.py --prompt ...
at that directory? I would be surprised if this worked, because your path
should not include your current working directory unless you've changed it
Anyway, good luck to you!
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