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Basic python question


Oh, sorry .. please try this:

>>> x,y = tuple(output.split())

On Thu, Oct 3, 2019 at 12:11 PM Jagga Soorma <jagga13 at gmail.com> wrote:

> Thanks Aldwin that helps but it looks like it is reversing the numbers
> for some reason:
>
> the df command returns the following:
> 7  2
>
> I used your example and did:
> x,y = set(output.split())
>
> My assumption would be that x should be 7 and y should be 2.  However,
> when I print x and y it seems to be reversed (x is 2 and y is 7).  Am
> I missing something?
>
> Thanks
>
> On Wed, Oct 2, 2019 at 8:49 PM Aldwin Pollefeyt
> <aldwinaldwindev at gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > You could use:
> >
> > >>> x, y = set(output.split())
> >
> > On Thu, Oct 3, 2019 at 11:44 AM Jagga Soorma <jagga13 at gmail.com> wrote:
> >>
> >> Hello,
> >>
> >> I am new to python and trying to do some basic things with python.  I
> >> am writing a script that runs a df command and I need parts of that
> >> output saved in 2 different variables.  Is this something that can be
> >> done?  I can do this by running multiple df commands but would prefer
> >> to make only one call:
> >>
> >> --
> >> inode_cmd = "/bin/df --output=pcent,ipcent /var| grep -v Use | tr '%' '
> '"
> >> output  = subprocess.check_output( inode_cmd,
> >> stderr=subprocess.STDOUT, shell=True )
> >> --
> >>
> >> But this would end up giving me the following:
> >>
> >> #df --output=pcent,ipcent /var | grep -v Use | tr '%' ' '
> >>    5   1
> >>
> >> I would like variable x to be 5 and variable y to be 1.  Is there a
> >> easier way to do this?
> >>
> >> Thanks in advance for your guidance.
> >> --
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>