Python for SysAdmins

Ignacio Vazquez-Abrams ignacio at
Mon Sep 24 07:34:21 CEST 2001

On Mon, 24 Sep 2001, A.A wrote:

> I misphrased it perhaps. The proper phrasing would be 'functions that
> common admin tasks require' (eg. a function for working with commandline
> arguments; a function for working with tar files, etc.)
> A library of functions basically.

Hmm. That may be too ambitious for a single library, but it would be nice to

Command line arguments can be dealt with by the getopt module, but having tar
and bzip2 modules would be nice, as would having fully-functional replacements
for grep and find.

Ignacio Vazquez-Abrams  <ignacio at>

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