Linux - python vs sh

Erik de Castro Lopo nospam at
Thu Jul 17 11:25:13 CEST 2003

Krisztian Kepes wrote:
> Hi !
> I want to list my rpm database to file with this:


> But how I get the rpm's output in my py program ?
> list= rpm -qa

import commands, string
[status, rpmoutput] = commands.getstatusoutput('rpm -qa')
rpmlist = string.split (rpmoutput, '\n')

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