[IPython-dev] Status of IPython+GUI+Threads+PyOS_InputHook

Ville M. Vainio vivainio at gmail.com
Sun Feb 8 09:18:46 EST 2009

On Sun, Feb 8, 2009 at 3:25 PM, Gael Varoquaux
<gael.varoquaux at normalesup.org> wrote:

> On Sun, Feb 08, 2009 at 03:01:06PM +0200, Ville M. Vainio wrote:
>> Yeah, I sort of trust the Qt guys on this as well. However, even if it
>> sucked badly, we still have the PID and get rid of the process on our
>> own.
> The big deal are the processes initiated by the child process, and not
> the child process itself. This is what is hard, and the pid doesn't solve
> it. The gpid does, and this is how I solved the problem under Unix, but I
> had to set the process in a separate group first. And under windows
> things are quite different.

Was part of your problem by any chance due to using shell
(use_shell=True in subprocess module calls) to launch the processes?
That has led to its share of problems for me...

Ville M. Vainio

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