# Executing WinXP commands using os module

pranav pranny at gmail.com
Fri Jan 23 12:50:39 CET 2009

```Greetings,
I am writing a code to perform operations like checkout, check-in and
others for SS. (SS is the command line utility for Visual SafeSource,
VSS). I am familiar with all the commands for this purpose. I know
li'l python also.
What i want to learn is how do i use the command line arguments in os
(or any other call that will fulfill my purpose). I can use popen to
create a command prompt. But i need to use commands like