Returning Values from Bash Scripts
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Sun Jan 8 13:54:31 CET 2006
On Sun, 08 Jan 2006 08:57:01 GMT, Tim Roberts <timr at probo.com> wrote:
> chakkaradeepcc at gmail.com wrote:
>>How to execute bash scripts from python (other than using os.popen) and
>>get the values that those bash scripts return.
> Why would you eliminate os.popen? It is precisely the right way to do
> this. That's the same interface bash itself uses to execute scripts.
> That is, assuming by "values" you mean the stdout from the script. If you
> really mean the numerical return code, you can use os.system.
And that's just one "value", of course. And not a very useful one, either --
it's a non-negative integer, with a pretty low max value -- 255 on my
machine. Unless you count the crash return codes.
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