os.system question

Kevin Walzer kw at codebykevin.com
Thu Aug 7 03:07:40 CEST 2008


 >>> import os
 >>> foo = os.system('whoami')
kevin
 >>> print foo
0
 >>>

The standard output of the system command 'whoami' is my login name. Yet 
the value of the 'foo' object is '0,' not 'kevin.' How can I get the 
value of 'kevin' associated with foo?

-- 
Kevin Walzer
Code by Kevin
http://www.codebykevin.com



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