OS commands

Matthew Banham matb at photond.com
Wed Sep 27 18:23:32 CEST 2000


Hi all,

Just a quickie from a python newbie (who couldn't find this easily in the
manual and is a bit lazy!). From the python interpreter command prompt, how
would I execute a DOS command? For example, I use MS Windows 2000 and I want
to be able to run the dos command "myprog.exe" (i.e. to run the file
"myprog.exe"). Any ideas are extremely welcome :o)

Yours Sincerely,
Matthew Banham
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