Python code to replace shell scripts

Daven Nair nair_260 at hotmail.com
Thu Dec 11 19:30:38 CET 2003


Hi,

I would like to know if Python supports codes similar to shell scripts:

count=`ps -ef|grep "pattern"|wc -l`
for count in `echo $count`
  do
  done
fi

Can I export a variable say var from os.system("var=`ps -ef|grep pattern|wc 
-l`")


thanks

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