shell command output

Erik Max Francis max at alcyone.com
Mon May 21 07:44:25 CEST 2001


Sorin Gherman wrote:

> Is there any solution to avoid the temp file?

Yep, use popen:

max at oxygen:~% python
Python 2.0 (#2, Apr  4 2001, 19:28:30) 
[GCC egcs-2.91.66 19990314/Linux (egcs-1.1.2 release)] on linux2
Type "copyright", "credits" or "license" for more information.
>>> import os
>>> print os.popen.__doc__
popen(command [, mode='r' [, bufsize]]) -> pipe
Open a pipe to/from a command returning a file object.

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