[New-bugs-announce] [issue2633] Improve subprocess.Popen() documentation ("env" parameter)

Roy Smith report at bugs.python.org
Mon Apr 14 22:44:37 CEST 2008

New submission from Roy Smith <roy at panix.com>:

http://docs.python.org/lib/node528.html (17.1.1 Using the subprocess 
Module) describes the "env" parameter thusly:

If env is not None, it defines the environment variables for the new 

This is too vague to be useful.  If it's not None, what should it be?  A 
dictionary in the style of os.environ?  A sequence of name/value pairs?  A 
string with some sort of delimiter between each entry?

assignee: georg.brandl
components: Documentation
messages: 65480
nosy: georg.brandl, roysmith
severity: normal
status: open
title: Improve subprocess.Popen() documentation ("env" parameter)
versions: Python 2.5

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