[python-win32] win32process.CreateProcess alternative that takes an array
Mon, 7 Apr 2003 12:49:54 +0100
From: Robert Olson [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
> The formula that I've stumbled onto that appears to work, even
> with arguments with embedded spaces, is this:
> ""cmdname" "arg1" "arg2" ..."
> where the string passed to os.spawn or os.popen is indeed entirely
> wrapped in quotes.
The discussion is about CreateProcess, not os.spawn/os.popen.
But I'd suspect that this will fail for os.popen if arg1 were to end
in a backslash, or if it contained a double quote character.