Python equivalent to @lines = 'command';
fperez528 at yahoo.com
Mon Dec 17 06:07:44 EST 2001
Kirill Miazine wrote:
> * Christer Frovik <013-139047 at telia.com> [20011218 14:09]:
>> Is is possible to spawn a command (any command not just ls)
>> and have all the lines that the command outputs stored in a list?
>> In PERL this is done quite nicely in a single statement:
>> @files = `ls -1`;
>> and you can then iterate over @files and do whatever you want.
>> Any ideas, or should i stick with Perl for my mindless scripts?
> import os
> files = os.popen("ls -1").readlines()
could anyone comment on the benefits/differences between the popen() approach
output = commands.getoutput(cmd) ?
Or is getoutput() just a popen() call with another name?
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