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pipettor - robust, easy to use Unix process pipelines

Project Description

pipettor - robust, easy to use Python package for running Unix process pipelines


  • Command pipelines are simply specified as a sequence of commands, with each command represented as a sequence of arguments.
  • Failures of any process in the pipeline result in an exception, with stderr include in the exception.
  • Pipeline stdin/stdout/stderr can be passed through from parent process, set to a file, or read/written by the parent process.
  • Asynchronous reading and writing to and from the pipeline without risk of deadlock.
  • Pipeline may run asynchronously or block until completion.
  • Includes a file-like object for reading or writing a pipeline.
  • Free software: MIT license
  • Documentation:


0.1.0 (2017-06-11)

  • First release on PyPI.
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