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Wrapper Script


Ever run some commands that take a very long time to run, such as compiling code? Yet you never notice that the command stopped running. I solved this problem by creating a Python script, called wrapper.py, that runs a single command and then emails the result to the executor of the script.

Here is the script’s usage:

$ wrapper.py [COMMAND_WITH_ARGUMENTS]

For example, here is how I now compile code.

$ wrapper.py make all

You can download this Python script here, or you can copy-n-paste from down below.



by Phil for Humanity
on 20141002

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