How to respond to a confirmation prompt automatically

Coby firefoxxer at gmail.com
Sat Jan 13 00:23:46 CET 2007


Thanks Rob.


Rob Wolfe wrote:
> "Coby" <firefoxxer at gmail.com> writes:
>
> > Just to give you some background about my problem:
> >
> > I execute os.system(command), where command is a string.
> >
> > On the command line in windows, I get:
> >
> > "Continue, and unload these objects? [no]"
> >
> > I need to respond 'y' to continue, but I am uncertain on how to output
> > the 'y' automatically.
>
> You need to use pipe.
>
> 1.
>
> p = os.popen(command, "w")
> p.write("y\n")
>
> http://docs.python.org/lib/os-newstreams.html#os-newstreams
>
> 2.
>
> from subprocess import Popen, PIPE
> p = Popen(command, shell=True, stdin=PIPE)
> p.stdin.write("y\n")
>
> http://docs.python.org/lib/module-subprocess.html
> 
> -- 
> HTH,
> Rob




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