[IPython-dev] genutils.getoutput considered harmful

Fernando Perez 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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