How to get process info from python

vs vinodh at uab.edu
Mon Jun 7 23:31:01 CEST 2004


"Gardner Pomper" <gardner at networknow.org> wrote in message news:<mailman.671.1086631192.6949.python-list at python.org>...
> Hi,
> 
> I have another newbie question for the list. I have some python scripts that
> need to look at the list of processes running on the system. I am currently
> just spawning a 'ps' and parsing the output. Are there any existing python
> modules to do this? It would be particularly handy to have it be more
> platform independent than my solution, which works only on AIX.
> 
> - Gardner


Try the os,sys modules that comes with python. They help u in
interfacing with the OS directly.
- vinodh



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