Trying to run an external program

Gabriel Genellina gagsl-py at yahoo.com.ar
Thu Sep 21 02:33:50 CEST 2006


At Wednesday 20/9/2006 19:49, Brant Sears wrote:

>Hi. I'm new to Python and I am trying to use the latest release (2.5)
>on Windows XP.
>
>What I want to do is execute a program and have the results of the
>execution assigned to a variable. According to the documentation the
>way to do this is as follows:
>
>import commands
>x = commands.getstatusoutput('dir')

According to the documentation:
Availability: Unix.

Try the subprocess module, which intents to replace it.



Gabriel Genellina
Softlab SRL 


	
	
		
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