[IPython-dev] genutils.getoutput considered harmful
Fernando.Perez at colorado.edu
Fri Feb 10 10:05:36 EST 2006
Ville Vainio wrote:
> I noticed that genutils.getoutput doesn't work in win32 at all (it
> uses commands.getoutput, which is posix-only).
Yup, I hadn't noticed at all, but the commands doc page states it's
posix-only. This is a leftover from before ipython ran on win32 at all, I'm a
little surprise it's come this far without biting us.
Thanks for the catch.
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