Storing Subprocess Results
kar1107 at gmail.com
Wed Sep 3 00:31:39 CEST 2008
On Sep 2, 7:16 am, topazcode <t... at topazcode.com> wrote:
> I am using the subprocess module to run some shell commands on a Linux
> import subprocess
> output = subprocess.call('''ssh server1 "uptime"''', shell=True)
> The above assigns the output variable with a return code, i.e. 0 in
> this case. How can I actually capture the data returned from
> subprocess.call, rather than just the return code? I'd like to have
> the output variable contain the uptime string in this case.
Probably commands module is a better choice for your problem:
>>> import commands
"While money can't buy happiness, it certainly lets you choose your own
\nform of misery."
> is appreciated. Thanks.
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