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Wed Oct 4 08:58:44 EDT 2006
Ronald Levine wrote: > I want my Python script, running under mod_python/publisher, to be > able to invoke disk-resident C programs using os.popen, etc. , and > receive their stdout, etc. It does not seem to be working for me. Are > there some fundamental restrictions that preclude my plan? Here's what I do when I need to read stdout & stderr combined: import os def index(): # os.popen4 combines stdout & stderr for reading w, r = os.popen4('du -sh /tmp') response = r.readlines() r.close() w.close() return ''.join(response) If you don't want to include stderr, use os.popen2. If you want it in a separate object, use os.popen3 (w, r, e = os.popen3('command')).