Redirect output on script

MRAB python at mrabarnett.plus.com
Thu Sep 17 13:52:51 CEST 2009


glenn.pringle at gmail.com wrote:
> I would like to redirect the output of the command below to another
> file
> type test.txt > test.bak
> 
> I'm trying to do this as part of a python script running on Windows
> XP.
> 
> I'm using os.system('type "filepath.txt > filepath.bak"') but nothing
> is happening.
> 
Try:

     os.system('type "filepath.txt" > "filepath.bak"')

or just:

     os.system('type filepath.txt > filepath.bak')

> I was wondering if somebody could enlighten me.
> 



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