Newbie using Python
tim at vegeta.ath.cx
Thu Aug 15 14:25:02 CEST 2002
Mark Welborn graced us by uttering:
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> How does a person get Python to make a system call under Windows ? I
> have tried 'import os' and 'import sys', but I must not understand the
> fine points of making this work in a Python script. Do I use the
> Windows commands as in MS-DOS prompt or do I need a Python module
> using Python commands ?
I'm afraid I don't quite understand what you're asking. I understood
your question to mean how to make a function/system call against the
operating system, while all responses so far have interpreted it to mean
how to return the output of a shell command.
I guess it would help if you told us what you wanted to do in addition
to what you've tried.
Any woman is a volume if one knows how to read her.
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