Need help with network script

bbechdol at gmail.com bbechdol at gmail.com
Thu Jul 18 03:59:55 CEST 2013


On Wednesday, July 17, 2013 7:50:44 PM UTC-6, Chris Angelico wrote:
> On Thu, Jul 18, 2013 at 11:44 AM, 
> 
> > Hi everyone. I am starting to learn python and I decided to start with what I though was a simple script but I guess now. All I want to do is return what current network location I am using on my mac. Every time I run it, it gives me back a 0. I don't know what I am doing wrong so here is my code. I really hope some one can help me. This script is unique to MACS btw.
> 
> >
> 
> > import sys
> 
> > import subprocess
> 
> >
> 
> > loc = "scselect"
> 
> > srn = "scselect SRN"
> 
> > home = "scselect HOME"
> 
> >
> 
> > a = subprocess.call(loc, shell=True, stdout=subprocess.PIPE)
> 
> > b = subprocess.call(srn, shell=True, stdout=subprocess.PIPE)
> 
> > c = subprocess.call(home, shell=True, stdout=subprocess.PIPE)
> 
> >
> 
> > print "\n##### NETWORK SELECTION #####"
> 
> > print "\nYour current location is set to \n%s" (a)
> 
> 
> 
> Your last line here looks wrong. Is this really the code you're using?
> 
> This code will crash with a TypeError, because you're trying to call a
> 
> string.
> 
> 
> 
> Copy and paste your actual code, don't re-type it :)
> 
> 
> 
> ChrisA

This is as far as I have gotten. THis is all my code and it has been copied and pasted. Thats why I am posting here. I know that the code can be better. Once I learn more it wont look like crap.



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