Comparing python and Perl - Network + administration

Peter Hansen peter at
Wed Jul 9 11:52:24 CEST 2003

hamido wrote:
> I am very-very new in Pyton langguage
> In my next project I will promote Python / Perl /Shell Programming

Seems a little premature... ;-)

> Is there any function or modules to make system administration  ( like
> shell-bash, Perl) ?

Yes.  Do you have a specific question?  An example of what you
are trying to accomplish?

Python has many such facilities, including os.system and friends,
the shutil module, and many more.  Many people use it for sysadmin
tasks, as some others use shell scripting and Perl of course.


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