Convert string to command..

Steven D'Aprano steve at REMOVE-THIS-cybersource.com.au
Fri Oct 19 00:21:53 CEST 2007


On Thu, 18 Oct 2007 14:05:34 -0300, Sebastian Bassi wrote:

> On 10/18/07, Adam Atlas <adam at atlas.st> wrote:
>>
>> Use the builtin function "eval".
> 
> What is the difference with os.system()?

Everything.

eval() evaluates Python expressions like "x.append(2+3)".

os.system() calls your operating system's shell with a command.


-- 
Steven.




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