"shell-commands" and python!

Erik Max Francis max at alcyone.com
Fri Sep 21 17:55:50 CEST 2001


Greg Weeks wrote:

> But what about the following program invocation perks that we want to
> be as
> easy in Python as they are in Ksh?:
> 
>     <  >  >>  2>  2>>  2>&1             # REDIRECTION
>     &                                   # BACKGROUND
>     |                                   # PIPING
>     $() or ``                           # CAPTURING STDOUT

Python is not a shell script, so why should it behave exactly the same
way.

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