[docs] [issue21006] asyncio.docs : create_subprocess_exec example does not work on windows

STINNER Victor report at bugs.python.org
Fri Mar 21 12:11:33 CET 2014


STINNER Victor added the comment:

> The whole asyncio.ProactorEventLoop stuff is not really explained
> anywhere. Maybe a "How to use asyncio on Windows" could be useful.

It is explained in the subprocess methods of the event loop.

Well, I expected this reaction: the subprocess documentation is currently splitted in two parts (event loop and asyncio.subprocess). IMO all functions related to subprocess must be moved to the subprocess page.

Here is a patch to group all subprocess documentation. I added a "Connect pipes" section, mentionned that event loop functions are the "low level API" whereas the asyncio.subprocess is the "high level API".

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Added file: http://bugs.python.org/file34545/asyncio_subprocess.patch

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