[Tutor] interactif or not

Cedric BRINER work at infomaniak.ch
Tue Jun 7 14:00:43 CEST 2005

> If you want to know if your program has been launched from an interactive 
> terminal or from a system background process like cron or init, then you 
> look to see if stdin is a tty. Unix is usually very careful about who has a 
> "controlling tty" and who does not. In Python, file objects have an isatty() 
> method that will return True or False.
> import sys
> isinteractive = sys.stdin.isatty()
> if isinteractive:
> ...
> else:
> ...

tested and it works !




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