python for *nix system admins

Ben Finney bignose+hates-spam at benfinney.id.au
Sat Sep 27 11:21:29 CEST 2008


Lars Stavholm <stava at telcotec.se> writes:

> The module (or library) somehow added unix command capabilities
> to the python language. It seemed like a lesser known, perhaps new,
> python library or module.

Which particular Unix commands?

Perhaps you're thinking of the 'shutil' module
<URL:http://www.python.org/doc/lib/module-shutil>, which wraps a few
filesystem manipulation commands.

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