Rus Python script interactively

Peter Otten __peter__ at web.de
Sat Jul 18 19:13:17 CEST 2009


Gnarlodious wrote:

> In an interactive session (I am using iPython), what is the most
> elegant way to run a Python script from Terminal? Right now I am
> saying:
> 
> import subprocess
> subprocess.call("python /path/to/scriptname.py", shell=True)
> 
> But I am calling a shell process and I'd rather not. The script just
> runs, no inputs are needed. Is there a more Pythonesque method?

After a quick glance over ipython's %quickref:

In [1]: !mkdir -p path/to

In [2]: !echo 'print "works!"' > path/to/scriptname.py

In [3]: %run path/to/scriptname.py
works!





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