os.system question

Wojtek Walczak gminick at nie.ma.takiego.adresu.w.sieci.pl
Wed Aug 13 01:18:07 CEST 2008

Dnia 12 Aug 2008 22:58:22 GMT, Steven D'Aprano napisa³(a):

>> but if I was in a hurry to find out who I was I would be tempted still
>> to use the deprecated "os.popen('whoami').read()".
> Is it really deprecated? Since when? I'm using Python 2.5 and it doesn't 
> raise any warnings or mention anything in the doc string.

I think that the deprecation warnings were added in Python 2.6.

Wojtek Walczak,

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