changes on disk not visible to script ?
nick at craig-wood.com
Mon Oct 8 16:30:13 CEST 2007
Bruce <epost2 at gmail.com> wrote:
> I am trying to have my script automate a task, by using os.system, but
> I cant get it to work.
> manually, outside the script I can do this thing by
> C:\echo argument_file | the_program
> This works very well when argument_file is created before my script is
> In the script I try to do it like this:
> f = open("argument_file",'w')
> cmd = "echo %s | %s"%(argument_file,the_program)
> The script works if the argument_file is already in the directory
> before os.system(cmd), but the script must create argument_file before
> using os.system. Problem is the_program cannot find argument_file or
> the_program cannot find anything inside argument_file.
Send some real code, plus a sequence of steps to be followed to
replicate the problem and you'll get some real help. The above is
just too vague.
The above code has a syntax error in it so obviously isn't from
PS I really doubt the problem is windows not seeing the created file...
Nick Craig-Wood <nick at craig-wood.com> -- http://www.craig-wood.com/nick
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