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This package provides a drop-in alternative to that captures the output while still printing it in real-time, just the way tee does.

Printing output in real-time while still capturing is valuable for any tool that executes long-running child processes. For those, you do want to provide instant feedback (progress) related to what is happening.

# from subprocess import run
from subprocess_tee import run

result = run("echo 123")
result.stdout == "123\n"

You can add tee=False to disable the tee functionality if you want, this being a much shorter alternative than adding the well known stdout=subprocess.DEVNULL, stderr=subprocess.DEVNULL.

Keep in mind that universal_newlines=True is implied as we expect text processing, this being a divergence from the original

You can still use check=True in order to make it raise CompletedProcess exception when the result code is not zero.

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