[Python-checkins] r86801 - python/branches/py3k/Doc/tutorial/stdlib.rst

georg.brandl python-checkins at python.org
Fri Nov 26 13:12:14 CET 2010


Author: georg.brandl
Date: Fri Nov 26 13:12:14 2010
New Revision: 86801

Log:
Better example for os.system(): do not change the system time.

Modified:
   python/branches/py3k/Doc/tutorial/stdlib.rst

Modified: python/branches/py3k/Doc/tutorial/stdlib.rst
==============================================================================
--- python/branches/py3k/Doc/tutorial/stdlib.rst	(original)
+++ python/branches/py3k/Doc/tutorial/stdlib.rst	Fri Nov 26 13:12:14 2010
@@ -14,11 +14,11 @@
 operating system::
 
    >>> import os
-   >>> os.system('time 0:02')
-   0
    >>> os.getcwd()      # Return the current working directory
    'C:\\Python31'
-   >>> os.chdir('/server/accesslogs')
+   >>> os.chdir('/server/accesslogs')   # Change current working directory
+   >>> os.system('mkdir today')   # Run the command mkdir in the system shell
+   0
 
 Be sure to use the ``import os`` style instead of ``from os import *``.  This
 will keep :func:`os.open` from shadowing the built-in :func:`open` function which


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