how to get command output using python

Arnau Sanchez arnau at
Thu Aug 9 22:37:06 CEST 2007

kyosohma at escribió:

>> Any non cross-platform module should be avoided unless absolutely necessary.
>> Subprocess is the right module to use.
>> arnau
> You forgot to mention that subprocess replaces commands, so in effect,
> commands is deprecated anyway.

It was implicit :-)

Anyway, these modules ("commands", "popen2", ...) are not officially deprecated 
(at least in 2.5), so it's not strange that newcomers sometimes choose (wrongly) 

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