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Seems to work also:

>>> [x,y] = output.split()

On Thu, Oct 3, 2019 at 12:17 PM Aldwin Pollefeyt <aldwinaldwindev at gmail.com>
wrote:

> 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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>>
>