calling command line programs?

chriss chriss at streiff.org
Sun Sep 11 22:32:32 CEST 2005


Grant Edwards wrote:

> On 2005-09-10, chriss <chriss at streiff.org> wrote:
> 
>>> Take a look at os.popen, os.spawn, or the popen2, and
>>> subprocess modules.
>>> 
>>> That last one seems to be gaining popularity.
>>
>> The suggested modules and functions have been deprecated according to the
>> python 2.4 docs. The doc suggests to use the functions in the
>> 'subprocess' module.
> 
> The subprocess module is depricated?
> 
no, the subrocess module intends to replace modules and functions such as:
        os.system
        os.spawn*
        os.popen*
        popen2.*
        commands.*

have a look at http://python.org/doc/2.4.1/lib/module-subprocess.html





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