[Biopython-dev] subprocess and calling application wrappers

Peter biopython at maubp.freeserve.co.uk
Thu Jun 10 16:24:20 UTC 2010

On Wed, Jun 2, 2010 at 12:59 PM, Peter <biopython at maubp.freeserve.co.uk> wrote:
> With that in mind, as I mentioned yesterday maybe we should just
> update the documentation to suggest using os.system() when you
> just need the return code and there is no stdin to worry about:

I've added a basic example to the tutorial now, but the potential
trouble is any output from the called tool will spew out at the
python prompt (if working at the terminal). This may or may not
be an issue. ClustalW for example is rather verbose.


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