The commands module

(Unix only). This function contains a few convenience functions, designed to make it easier to execute external commands under Unix.

Example: Using the commands module
# File:

import commands

stat, output = commands.getstatusoutput("ls -lR")

print "status", "=>", stat
print "output", "=>", len(output), "bytes"

status => 0
output => 171046 bytes

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