Subprocess puzzle and two questions
roy at panix.com
Wed Nov 14 05:41:24 CET 2012
In article <mailman.3664.1352867713.27098.python-list at python.org>,
wrw at mac.com wrote:
> I need to time the operation of a command-line utility (specifically
> nslookup) from within a python program I'm writing.
Ugh. Why are you doing this? Shelling out to nslookup is an incredibly
slow and clumsy way of doing name translation. What you really want to
be doing is calling getaddrinfo() directly.
See http://docs.python.org/2/library/socket.html#socket.getaddrinfo for
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