[Distutils] Python module to: Talk to stdout/stdin for 64-bit Windows/Linux C++ application?
david at mantara.com
Sun May 13 04:59:39 CEST 2007
-->"Peter" == Mowry, Peter <peter.mowry at amd.com> writes:
Peter> My team's application does regressions by controlling our
Peter> 64-bit Windows/Linux C++ application (SimNow,
Peter> www.amd.com/simnow) via stdout/stdin with ("pexpect" for unix)
Peter> and (python COM objects) for Windows (b/c popen doesn't work).
Peter> However, I am trying to replace this with a unified
Peter> windows/linux solution.
have you looked at the subprocess module, part of the standard library
in Python 2.4 and later?
Peter> Does extending python with Disutils sound like the simple and
Peter> clean way for my goal? Is there a simple cookbook solution for
Peter> my goal?
i don't think distutils is what you're after. distutils is about
producing installers for Python applications.
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