[BangPypers] Redirection of standard output to a variable

gnuyoga gnuyoga at gmail.com
Tue May 13 09:05:18 CEST 2008

KartheeK wrote:
> Hi Anand,
> This works for ls, I also tried it to capture ping.
> But for some unknown reasons it is not able to capture scp's output.
> The variable f is  empty.
> KartheeK
u have to get the standard error stream as well

u can take a look at commands module


import commands
print commands.getoutput('ls')

commands.getoutput returns output stream + error stream

- sree


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