[Tutor] Replacing cmd.exe with custom .py application

Ezra Taylor ezra.taylor at gmail.com
Tue Sep 30 21:09:06 CEST 2008


Is there something similar to /dev/null on Windows?

On Tue, Sep 30, 2008 at 2:13 PM, Ezra Taylor <ezra.taylor at gmail.com> wrote:
> Joseph:
>             Check out subprocess.  The subprocess module is on python
> 2.4.  Also, use subprocess.call("your command",shell=True)
>
> On Linux/Unix, the process is below
>
> import subprocess
>
> ret = subprocess.call("dir",shell=True,stdout=open('/dev/null','w'),stderr=subprocess.STDOUT)
>
> print ret
>
> You should get a return value of 0.  Which means that it was
> successful.  I'm still learning this myself, so some of these other
> guys might have more input.
>
>
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> On Tue, Sep 30, 2008 at 10:32 AM, A. Joseph <joefazee at gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>>
>>  Instead of going to the command line all the time, I want to create a small
>> customized cmd.exe of my own, how can I get the return value from
>> os.system() because I was thinking I can do soothing with os.system(), In
>> case my question is not clear,  just like an IDE that plugged in another
>> .exe application.
>>
>>
>>
>> Sorry for any mistake in my question. Just help me if you can
>>
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> Ezra Taylor
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