[Tutor] executing a program and retrieving it's output

Ben Beuchler insyte@emt-p.org
Fri, 28 Jul 2000 10:39:40 -0500

I'm familiar with using os.popen('command') to execute a command and
retrieve it's output. However, I rather dreadfully miss being able to do
this in Perl:

$myvariable = `/path/to/my/program`

Is there an easy equivalent in Python? 


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