[Python-ideas] shutil.runret and shutil.runout

Steven D'Aprano steve at pearwood.info
Fri Feb 24 15:23:25 CET 2012

Nick Coghlan wrote:
> On Fri, Feb 24, 2012 at 11:11 PM, Tshepang Lekhonkhobe
> <tshepang at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Just curious: If put in the stdlib, will the above-mentioned module
>> bring CPython shell handling to Perl 5 level?
> Closer, but it's hard to match backticks and implicit interpolation
> for convenience (neither of which is going to happen in Python).

Anyone wanting to use Python as a system shell should look at IPython rather 
than the standard Python interactive interpreter.



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