[Python-Dev] 'commands' module on Win32
ncoghlan at iinet.net.au
Sat Aug 14 01:31:08 CEST 2004
Guido van Rossum wrote:
>>Bug #1008275 refers to attempting to run commands.getstatusoutput() on
>>win32, and the fact that it breaks.
> Hm... That module's functionality is such a small improvement over
> raw os.popen, it would never have been admitted into the standard
> library these days.
> I'd rather see this added as a higher-level API to one of the process
> management modules that are floating around, one of which will
> eventually land in the library, at which point we can deprecate
> --Guido van Rossum (home page: http://www.python.org/~guido/)
OK - I'll add something along these lines to the bug report.
Nick Coghlan | Eugene, Oregon
Email: ncoghlan at email.com | USA
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