newbie: popen question

Sebastian Wiesner basti.wiesner at
Thu May 28 14:31:38 CEST 2009

<Sean DiZazzo – Donnerstag, 28. Mai 2009 10:11>

> Your best bet is to make sudo not ask for a password.  :)  If you
> don't have the rights, then you can use pexpect to do what you want to
> do.
> See the second example on that page.
> child = pexpect.spawn('scp foo myname at')
> child.expect ('Password:')
> child.sendline (mypassword)

The sudo password prompt is very configurable, so changing the configuration 
to allow execution without password input is really the best option.

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