This is a beta release. The library may be changed significantly.
Python is a good choice for many software tools, but it lacks clarity and simplicity of command shells when it comes to running command pipelines from scripts. The standard subprocess module provides basic inter-processing tools, but it requires lots of lines to express a single shell line.
iterpipes is trying to overcome this limitation by representing a shell command pipeline as a function over iterables, similar to functions from the standard itertools module.
The simplest way to install iterpipes is via pip or easy_install:
$ pip install iterpipes
Small reviews and discussions:
Please report any bugs or suggestions to the issue tracker.
Get the source code from the Mercurial repository:
$ hg clone http://bitbucket.org/vlasovskikh/iterpipes