[Tutor] system()? popen2()? How to execute a command & save itsoutput?
alan.gauld at btinternet.com
Thu Sep 30 11:04:26 CEST 2010
"James Hartley" <jjhartley at gmail.com> wrote
> I'm needing to transfer the following shell construct to Python,
> plus save
> the output of execution:
Are you sure? It looks like you would be better writing a python
using the ftp module. Shells are intended to execute external programs
but Python provides the tools to do the job directly from Python, with
no need to start external programs in most cases.
> ftp -a $FTP_SITE <<EOF
> prompt off
> cd /some_dir
If you really really need to use an external process use the
But first check that you can't do it from within Python.
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