Chaining programs with pipe
grante at visi.com
Wed Aug 22 05:33:52 CEST 2007
On 2007-08-22, Karthik Gurusamy <kar1107 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Not sure on non-unix platforms, but in unix like platforms it's best
> to reuse shell's power.
>>>> import commands
>>>> commands.getoutput('ls | wc')
> ' 4 4 24'
Executing a shell just because you want a pipe seems like a bit
of overkill. Doing it the "right" way with subprocess is
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