Linux shell to python

Philipp Hagemeister phihag at phihag.de
Mon Jul 30 12:35:38 CEST 2012


On 07/30/2012 09:05 AM, Vikas Kumar Choudhary wrote:
> `lspci | grep Q | grep  "$isp_str1" | grep "$isp_str2" | cut -c1-7'

The rough Python equivalent would be

import subprocess
[ l.partition(' ')[0]      # or l[:7], if you want to copy it verbatim
  for l in subprocess.check_output(['lspci']).splitlines()
  if 'Q' in l and isp_str1 in l and isp_str2 in l
]

You can also just paste the whole pipeline with the shell=True
parameter. That's not recommended though, and it's hard to correctly
quote strings.

- Philipp

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