Execute a command from a cgi script

fishboy fishboy at spamspamspam.com
Sun Jun 6 05:15:09 CEST 2004

On 2 Jun 2004 21:28:37 -0700, tedlandis at rogers.com (Ted) wrote:

>Hi all,
>I am trying to execute a batch file from a python cgi script on an IIS
>webserver on Win2K. I have changed all the permissions I can think of.
>The command I am using is:
>p = os.spawnl(os.P_WAIT, 'spameggs.bat')
>I am using spawn because I need the Wait, but I have tried popen* and
>command and none of them work either.
>The odd thing is that if I embed the python code in an asp page it
>works just fine. I am aware there are a lot of variables here but has
>anyone seen anything like this before?

try os.system()?


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