strange behavior with os.system
wuerzner at gmail.com
Wed Jun 17 03:30:22 EDT 2009
That's it. I am calling my own program and not coreutils' sort, what
explains the unrequested output. Many thanks.
On 16 Jun., 22:16, Piet van Oostrum <p... at cs.uu.nl> wrote:
> >>>>> kmw <wuerz... at gmail.com> (k) wrote:
> >k> Hi,
> >k> I wanted to write a simple script (in 5 minutes or so) which replaces
> >k> the option '+1' given to the command 'sort' by '-k 2' and than runs
> >k> 'sort' with the modified argument list. After two hours I am giving up
> >k> and ask you for help. This is what I tried (please excuse the verbose
> >k> code, it is due to my various efforts to understand the error):
> >k> Please note the unrequested output of '<type 'NoneType'>'. The strange
> >k> thing about this all is the fact that the whole thing works as
> >k> expected when typed into the interpreter. I would be glad if anyone
> >k> could help.
> MRAB has already given you some insight, I hope.
> But are you aware that you are calling your own program again?
> Or did you want to call the standard sort program? In that case you
> shouldn't call ./sort as it is in argv, but just sort (assuming '.'
> is not in your PATH) or the full path, like /usr/bin/sort.
> Piet van Oostrum <p... at cs.uu.nl>
> URL:http://pietvanoostrum.com[PGP 8DAE142BE17999C4]
> Private email: p... at vanoostrum.org
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